Obituaries - Sept. 26, 2008

Edna Phillips Hutcheson

Mrs. Edna Phillips Hutcheson, 83, of Canton, formerly of Riverdale, died Sept. 24, 2008.

She was retired from Southern Railway, after 45 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lamar Hutcheson, long-time mayor of Riverdale.

She is survived by two sisters, Barbara Jean (Ken) Reid, of Canton, and Ruth Hayes; brother, Talmadge Phillips, of Hartwell; three children, Jerry and Peggy Hutcheson, Susan and Pat Harris and Carol and Bill MacLauchlin, all of Stockbridge; grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at noon today in the chapel with her grandson, the Rev. Jeff Hutcheson, officiating. Interment will be at Riverdale First United Methodist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m., until the time of service today. Arrangements by Horis A. Ward - Tara Chapel in Jonesboro, Ga., (770) 471-7171.