February 5, 1923 ~ April 3, 2003

Born in: Buncombe Co.,
Resided in: Camp Wood, TX

Mary Louise Penland Hutchinson, 80, of Camp Wood, TX, formerly of Candler, died Thursday, April 3, 2003, after an eight year battle with Alzheimers Disease. A native of Buncombe County, she was a daughter of the late Marion and Emma Stone Penland and sister of the late Lawrence Penland. She retired as a clerk at BASF in 1986 and worked several years for the Democratic Party in her precinct. She is survived by her husband, Jackson B. Hutchinson; two sons, Edward Hutchinson of Camp Wood, TX and David Hutchinson of Raleigh, NC; three grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 11:00 am Wednesday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with Rev. Neil Haynes officiating. Burial will follow at Pisgah View Memorial Park. Her family will receive friends from 7:00-8:00 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.

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  1. I am so sorry to hear about Mary, I loved her dearly and will miss her very much. I have many great memories of us growing up together.

  2. Precious Jack, Edward, David & Family,
    So sorry we can’t be with you, but I(Helen) am very sick with a lung infection at the present time. Our love and prayers are with you at this time. We loved Mary very dearly. Please call or come by before you leave for Texas.
    Love, Helen & Zeb

  3. Mary and I were High School class-mates. I remember Mary as being an excellent student and a really nice person. We would like to offer our sympathy to all of her family. Roger and Helen Glance


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