Dora Lee Hutchins, age 93, of Benton, went to be with her Lord and Savior at 8:18 p.m. Tuesday, July 27, 2021.
Funeral Services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, August 2, 2021, at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton, with Rev. Rod Joplin officiating. Burial will follow in the Logan Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Monday at the Leffler Funeral Home of Benton.
Dora was born on May 29, 1928, in Benton, the daughter of William Pearl Frost and Sadie Fae (Denham) Frost. She married Herman Eugene “Gene” Hutchins and he preceded her in death on July 23, 1975.
She was a former hairdresser. She also formerly worked as bookkeeper for Neal & Sons, INC of Benton; and was a former teller with Boatmen’s Bank of Benton.
She was a member of the New Life Church of God of Benton, where she enjoyed worshipping her Lord and Savior.
Dora enjoyed to crochet, use to bowl in a women’s bowling league, enjoyed baking, especially baking pies for her friends and family. Most of all she loved spending time with her family.
Surviving is a daughter Nancy Kay Hutchins of Herrin, IL; a son Derek Hutchins and wife Tina of Foley, AL; grandchildren: Gina Lee Cooper of Benton, IL, Andrew Jacob “A.J.” Hutchins and wife Veronica of Schaumburg, IL, Autumn Jenae Hutchins of Foley, AL; great-grandchildren: Justin Cooper of Herrin, IL, Chelsey De Armey and husband Michael of Cambria, IL, Lauron Kirkpatrick and husband Josh of Oklahoma, Atticus Wayne Ellis of Foley, AL; great-great-grandchildren: Lydia Anne Cooper, Kai Daniel Kirkpatrick, Kora Lee Kirkpatrick; a sister Patricia Overturf of Stiritz, IL; several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and three brothers: Woodrow Frost, Kenneth Frost, Carl Frost.
The family would prefer Memorial contributions may be made to the New Life Church of God and will be accepted at the funeral home.
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