Janice Evon Hutson died peacefully on Tuesday, May 12, 2009, at her home at the age of 72.
Mrs. Hutson was born on March 28, 1937, at Bell City. She was a member of Mount Gilead "Hills Church" in Bloomfield.
She was a charter member of the Puhicah Club of Puxico which recently celebrated its 50th anniversary and was past paresident of the Puxico PTA. She was also a well-known Gospel singer for many years in the community. As of late, she sang and was recorded with her husband, son and daughter. They were known as "The Hutson Family".
As a devoted wife, mother and grandmother, her greatest joys in life were her family and singing the praises of her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ.
On Dec. 25, 1955, she was married to Tim Hutson, a Puxico native. He survives of the home; and of this union, three children were born. The first born Connie Brown of Dexter is the wife of Edward Scott Brown and mother of Todd Brown. Her son James Hutson of St. Charles is the husband of Sarena "Richmond" Huston and father to Neil, Matthew and Michael Hutson. The youngest child is Susan Evon Dean of Cape Girardeau, who is the wife of Kyle M. Dean and mother of Cole, Carson and Carly Dean.
Mrs. Hutson was preceded in death by her parents, Vernon and Hazel Marquis of Bloomfield; and a brother, Terry Gilbert Marquis.
Other surviving family members include brothers, Jerry Marquis of Marble Hill, Dennis Marquis of Puxico, and Jackie Marquis of Wentzville.
Visitation will be held from 5-8 p.m. Friday, May 15, 2009, at Morgan-Sifford Funeral Home in Puxico.
Services will begin at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 16, 2009.
Interment will follow at Puxico Cemetery.
All arrangements are handled by Morgan-Sifford Funeral Home in Puxico. Pastor Rick Roberts and Rev. Ray Placher will officiate.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.