Carol Jean Hutton 1947 - 2011 Florida

Paid family tribute

Marshall, IL — Carol Jean Hutton, 63, of Florida, formerly of Marshall, IL, and La Grange, IL, passed away Monday, November 14, 2011 at Union Hospital at Terre Haute, IN.
Carol was a respected antique dealer and appraiser in the Chicago area for many years. In addition to her family, she leaves behind a host of friends who loved her for her kind spirit, her unending generosity and her gentle ways. Carol dearly loved children and enjoyed helping those less fortunate than herself.
She was born November 21, 1947 at Terre Haute, IN, the daughter of E.J. “Jack” Huffington and Elsie Lou Cork Huffington.
Carol was the beloved mother of a daughter, Michelle Hutton and her husband, Dave Majewski of Lakeville, MN; a son, Doug Hutton and his wife, Angela of Denver, CO; cherished grandmother of four grandchildren, Tori Sickler, Lucy Hutton, Grace Hutton and Matt Majewski; devoted daughter of E.J. “Jack” Huffington of Marshall; three sisters and brothers-in-laws, Virginia and Jim Knierim of Casey, IL, Janet and Dudley Crow of Lawrence, Kansas and Cathy and James Smithson of Forsyth, IL; three nephews, four nieces; several great-nieces and nephews and a special friend, Tavey Wright. She was preceded in death by her mother.
She was a graduate of Marshall High School and Eastern Illinois University at Charleston, IL.
Memorial services in honor of her life will be 2:30 PM Sunday, November 20th at the First United Methodist Church, 702 Plum St., Marshall, IL with Rev. Richard Lewis officiating. Visitation will be 12:30 to 2:20 PM Sunday in the chapel at the church. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Huffington Organ Fund of the First United Methodist Church or to B.R.I.D.G.E. At her request, her remains were donated to IUPUI Medical Center of Indianapolis, IN for scientific research. Pearce Funeral Home of Marshall, IL has been entrusted with arrangements.

This information was provided to the Journal-World as a paid tribute.