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Ivis R. Hutcheson

Ivis Reynolds Hutcheson, 87, of New Market, Va., and formerly of Blacksburg, Va., died Feb. 8, 2013, at her residence.

She was born April 21, 1925, in Patrick County, Va., and was a daughter of the late Hassie Turner and Mildred Fulcher Reynolds.

She graduated from Virginia Tech in 1948. She was a kindergarten teacher at Blacksburg Presbyterian Day School and Harding Avenue Elementary School in Blacksburg before retiring. She moved to Broadway in 1996. She volunteered at Plains Elementary School, where she continued her lifelong love for children. She was a member of Broadway Presbyterian Church.

On June 14, 1948, she married John Redd Hutcheson Jr., who preceded her in death in December 1975.

She is survived by her sons, Robert W. Hutcheson and wife, Janet, and John R. Hutcheson III and wife, Mary Dixon; grandchildren, Rawles and Perry Hutcheson; one brother, Buddy Reynolds; and six sisters, Mary I. Fasano, Elva Burgchardt, Mae Holoman, Dae Williams, Sue Smart and Drue Hurd.

A memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 14, at Broadway Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends following the service at the church.

A graveside service will be held 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 15, at Westview Cemetery in Blacksburg, Va. The family will receive friends immediately following the service at Holtzman Alumni Center, 901 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions be made to a charity of one’s own choice.

Online condolences may be left for the family at www.grandlefuneralhome.com .

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