July 3, 1934 – September 23, 2019
MANTEO — Marion L. Hutchison, 85, died on September 23, 2019, in her Manteo home. She is survived by her eldest daughter, Gail F Hutchison and David Vest of Manteo; middle daughter, Marguerite Hutchison-Rhodes and Josh Rhodes of Leland, NC; grandchildren, Emily Thomason, Kenny Thomason, Billy Thomason and his child Alyssa Thomason.
Marion is predeceased by her son, John K Hutchison; husband, William “Bill” Hutchison; and her parents, Hyman S. and Ruth Lipman.
Marion was a school teacher and later, a teacher’s assistant. She led Girl Scout troops in New Jersey and Maryland and was active with Potomac Presbyterian Church in Potomac, Maryland. She was a woman who lit up the room with her sweet smile and her quiet grace. She enjoyed painting, working on jigsaw puzzles and gathering with her daughter’s friends. She was an avid pro-football fan and cheered for her Green Bay Packers through good times and bad.
There will be no service, at her request. In lieu of flowers, donations may be given in her name to the Sheldrick Wildlife Trust, the Elephant Sanctuary of Tennessee or the Hatteras Island Wildlife Rehabilitation.
Marion was loved by many and will be missed by all.
Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences and memories can be shared at www.TwifordFH.com.