Margaret Alpha Sweeney Hutchinson, Age 96, of Beckley, passed away Friday, August 16, at Bowers Hospice House.
She was born January 4, 1917, at Sun, West Virginia, to the late parents of Roy Lee Sweeney and Mary Ballard Sweeney. She was previously from Skelton before moving to Beckley in 1968.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Earl J. Hutchinson, two sisters—Juanita Eaton from Dayton, Ohio and Marie Brown from Sprague, one grandson—Michael Williams. Step-children: Earl Jr., Tommy, William, Hal, and Judith Dew.
She is survived by her children: Patrick and Janet Williams of Springfield, Ohio; Nancy and Pat Coutcher of Wagram, North Carolina; Roy and Myrt Hutchinson of Arcanum, Ohio; Earl Wayne and Patricia Hutchinson of Marion, North Carolina; and Dwight of Beckley. She is also survived by a special and blessed friend, Ann Miles of Beaver, Molly, her feline companion, and LuLu, her canine friend.
She is also survived by grand children—Cheryl, Tammy, Patrick, Robert, Susan, David, Duane, Laurie, Robin, Hutchie, Lisa; Lauren, and Lindsay,
and one sister—Clara Bowden of Prosperity.
Visitation will be at Calfee Funeral Home in Beckley, WV, on Monday, August 19, 2013 from 6:00 p.m.to 8:00 p.m. Graveside rites and burial will be at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 20, 2013 at Mt Tabor Cemetery with Pastor Vondie Cook, II officiating.
Because of her love of animals, memorial contributions may be made to the Humane Society of Raleigh County, 325 Grey Flats Road, Beckley, WV.
Funeral arrangements by Calfee Funeral Home, Beckley, WV.