Carolyn Hutson, 86 of Swansea, Illinois, formerly of Springfield, died at 10:45 pm, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at Grand Manor. She was born October 11, 1933 in Paris, IL to Harold and Vida (Skidmore) Hess. She married Clifford Hutson in 1955 and he preceded her in death on August 28, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her parents and two brothers, Floyd and Ed Hess.
Survivors include two daughters, Carolyn “Kay” (Anthony) Herrmann of O’Fallon, IL and Crystal Lynn (Daniel) Tarin of O’Fallon, IL.; two sons, Mark (Joanna) Hutson of Littleton, CO and Michael Hutson of Deerfield, IL; seven grandchildren,Tim Herrmann (Rachel), Dan Herrmann (Jackie), Elizabeth Garcia (Carlos), Emily Hutson, Kayla Tarin (Travis Kingsley), Bree Tarin and Nate Tarin ; three great-grandchildren, Gisella Garcia, Avi Garcia and Derrick Herrmann; two sisters, Hazel (Earl) Wyatt of Grand Rapids, MI and Connie (Kerry) Simpson of Rural Route Chrisman, IL; one brother, Dane (Judy) Hess of and one sister-in-law, Mary Hess, both of Rural Route Chrisman, IL.
Carolyn loved to sew. She operated a gift shop and Children’s clothing store in Texas and worked at a clothing store in Iowa. She especially enjoyed spending time with her family and friends.
Visitation: 11 am – 12 pm, Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Friends Chapel Church in Chrisman, IL.
Funeral Service: 12 pm, Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at Friends Chapel Church in Chrisman, IL. Burial will follow at Friends Chapel Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
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