Joyce Hutchens

Joyce A. Hutchens of Crawfordsville passed away Wednesday evening, April 10, 2019, in her sister’s home. She was 75.

Joyce was an old-fashioned homemaker, a very dedicated wife and mother. When she and her husband, Tom, lived in Clayton, they would host neighborhood block parties that everyone loved.

Born June 27, 1943, at Crawfordsville, she was the daughter of Ernest D. Turner and Mary Lou Jackson Altum. She attended Crawfordsville schools. She married Thomas L. Hutchens on Sept. 5, 1959. He passed away April 10, 2015.

Surviving family includes: son Thomas Hutchens Jr.; grandson Shawn Hutchens; sister Jerrine Roll; brother Larry D. Turner; and her beloved pet Chihuahua, Baby Girl.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; brother Ronnie Turner; sister Susie Sentman; and granddaughter Amber Hutchens.

A celebration of life is pending and information will be announced as it becomes available. Arrangements were entrusted to Burkhart Funeral Home.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Montgomery County Animal Welfare League, 1104 Big Four Arch Road, Crawfordsville, IN 47933.

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