Phyllis M. Hutchins

March 6, 1932February 22, 2014

Phyllis M. Hutchins, age 81, of Kings Mills, Ohio, passed away at her home, February 22, 2014.

She was born on March 6, 1932 in Fremont, Indiana, the daughter of Clellie and Gladys (Everetts) Smart, they preceded her in death.

She married Robert C.L. Hutchins, on October 7, 1950, and he preceded her in death on December 7, 1996. Survivors include, four children, Douglas (Jackie) Hutchins, Cincinnati, Ohio, Erric Hutchins, of Cincinnati, Ohio, Deborah Hille, of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Michelle (Don) Lipka of Mason, Ohio, eleven grandchildren, eleven great-grandchildren, four sisters, Patsy Michael of Fremont, Indiana, Dorothy and Charles Hays of Shreveport, Louisiana, Nancy Wilcox of Angola, Indiana, Sharon and Rodney Wells of Angola, Indiana, two brothers, Clellie and Tootsie Smart of Washington, NC, and David Smart of Angola, Indiana.

Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband, Robert C.L. Hutchins, her parents, one brother, Larry Smart, and two brother-in-laws, Philip Michael, Paul Wilcox.

Visitation will be held from Noon until 2 pm Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana.

The funeral service will follow the calling hours at 2 pm Tuesday, February 25, 2014, also at Beams Funeral Home, Fremont, Indiana, with Rev. Darin Hendrey of the Fremont United Methodist Church, officiating.

Burial will be at Lakeside Cemetery, Fremont, Indiana

Memorials are requested to St. Judes Childrens Hospital, or to the donor’s favorite charity.


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March 16, 2014

Debbie, Doug, Eric and Michelle, our family was greatly saddened to learn of your mom's passing. The Hutchins family has been an important part of our lives from those long-ago Buckeye Molding days in Mississippi to our days as unofficial 'cousins' in New Vienna. Phyllis was always such a dynamo, her boundless energy and no-nonsense approach to life will be long remembered.
I'm grateful for all the times we enjoyed and the generous hospitality and many pleasant memories your folks created for each of us.
Our sincere condolences and warmest regards to you and your families, Mike and Becky Williams (Charlottesville, VA)


March 1, 2014

Sorry to here about Phyllis passing. I wish we had got to know her better. I believe
we maybe saw her once when I was younger. Our family on the Smart side never
got together. We will keep your family in our prayers.

Bob & Jen Herndon

February 24, 2014

Debbie - Both Jen and I remember meeting your Mother and enjoyed our visits with the two of you.You two were quite entertaining together!! So sorry for your loss and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers. I will always value your friendship!

Jim & Barb Keaveney

February 24, 2014

Debbie – So sorry about the loss of your moss. I know she was a very special lady, just like you. We're keeping you and your family in our thoughts and prayers during this tough time.

Deayne & Judy Braman

February 24, 2014

Phyllis & Bob were especially kind to our daughter while she was attending Hanover College when they lived in Madison. I have known the family for almost all my life. Phyllis was a dear sweet lady and I'm sure she will be greatly missed. Our deepest condolences go to her family and circle of friends. - DeWayne and Judy Braman

DeWayne & Judy Braman

February 24, 2014

Our sincere condolences go to her family. Phyllis and Bob were especially kind to our daughter when she was at Hanover College when they lived in Madison. I have known the family almost all my life. Phyllis was a dear special lady.

February 24, 2014

We wish to express our condolences - Lew and Barb Boggs