Miles-Nobles Funeral Home announces the services of Julee Groover Hutcheson, 80, who passed away Friday, July 4, 2014 at St. Joseph’ s Hospital in Savannah. She was a native and lifelong resident of Appling County; a retired seamstress and foster mother. She was a member of Altamaha Baptist Church, the Bobby and Ann Jones Sunday School Class and served as the church florist. Mrs. Hutcheson was a mother of five and a granny to all who knew her.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Joe and Edna Groover; husband, Charles Edwin Hutcheson Sr.; daughter, Carol Anita Hutcheson; brother, Donald Groover; sister, Ruth Crummey and an uncle, Madison Cowart.
Surviving are her children, Kay and Paul Harrelson, the Reverend Charles and Diane Hutcheson, the Reverend Kenny and Pam Hutcheson, Jennifer and Chris Peck and Jill and Michael Stallings; thirteen grandchildren, Randy Harrelson, Andy Harrelson, Brandon Harrelson, Casey Hutcheson, Wendy Carol Hutcheson, Jamie Hutcheson, Elizabeth Rowland, Angela Sermons, Nicholas Hutcheson, Bailey Peck, Emalee Peck, Jessi Stallings and Cierra Stallings; nine great-grandchildren; one sister, Mary Jo Dukes; and other family also survive.
Visitation was held Sunday evening beginning at 6:00 p.m. at Altamaha Baptist Church.
Funeral services were held Monday, July 7 at 2:00 p.m. from the Altamaha Baptist Church with the Reverends Charles Hutcheson, Kenny Hutcheson and Gary Conger officiating.
Mrs. Hutcheson lay in state one hour prior to services on Monday.
Musical selections were by the Altamaha Church Choir, Bobby and Ann Jones, Mrs. Lorrie Ann Lewis and Nell Mullis accompanied by Rita Jane Lipthratt on piano.
Interment followed in Baxley Graveyard.
Active pallbearers were Randy Harrelson, Andy Harrelson, Brandon Harrelson, Casey Hutcheson, Eric Stone and Darren Sermons.
Honorary pallbearers were the members of Altamaha Baptist Church, Faith Baptist Church, Velda Lynn, Trina Barlow, Pat Claxton, Donald and Rhonda Harrelson, Dr. Teresa Cezar and Knicole Lee.