Beunah Hutchcraft, daughter of the late Sherman and Carrie Pendergrass Pippins, was born on April 26, 1922, in Bernie and died on Monday, June 25th, 2012, in the Golden Living Center in Dexter at the age of 90.
Mrs. Hutchcraft was a member of the First Christian Church in Dexter. She worked as a housekeeper at Doctor's Hospital in Poplar Bluff and as a sales clerk at Stovall's Department Store in Dexter. She was also a resident of Dexter.
She was united in marriage to Donald Hutchcraft on Dec.11, 1970, in Washington, Ill. Mr. Hutchcraft survives of the home in Dexter.
Besides her husband, she is survived by one daughter, Judy Passini of Mansfield, Texas and by one grandson, Robert Orrill of Mansfield, Texas.
She was preceded in death by five brothers; Rube Pippins, Herschel Pippins, Lloyd Pippins, Glenn Pippins, and Junior Pippins; and one sister, Norma Carson.
Visitation will be at the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel on Thursday, June 28, 2012, from 9 a.m. until 11 a.m. with services to be conducted on Thursday at 11 a.m. with Larry Thompson officiating. Interment will follow in the Bernie Cemetery in Bernie, Mo.