Winter Holiday 03

Edna A. (Plunkard) Hutchison

December 16, 1938 ~ December 14, 2019 (age 80)


Edna A. “Tootie” Plunkard Hutchison, 80, of Main St., Karns City, went to be with the Lord, passing away unexpectedly Saturday evening, December 14, 2019 shortly after her arrival in the emergency dept. at Butler Memorial Hospital.

Edna was born in Sugarcreek Twp., Armstrong Co. on December 16, 1938.  She was the daughter of the late Clarence A. and Lillian  A. Steele Plunkard.

She was a 1956 graduate of Fairview Twp. Karns City High School.  She was a long time member of the Church of God of Prophecy in Karns City.  Edna enjoyed shopping and the company of her family, especially her grandchildren.  In her earlier years, Edna had been employed at Magnetics in East Butler.

Edna is survived by her husband, David A. Hutchison, whom she married in Karns City on June 24, 1959.  The couple had celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary this past summer.  Also surviving are three children, David Wayne Hutchison and his wife, Amy, of Harmony, Kristin L. Fuchs and her husband, Robert, of Meridian and Karyn L. Barrett and her husband, Dr. Samuel Barrett of Shelocta; four grandchildren, Jessica R. Amarando and her husband, Jason, of Wampum, Shawn D. Hutchison of Harmony, Justin W. Hutchison of Harmony, and Sydnee N. Fuchs of Meridian; three great grandchildren, Rylee, Brady and Jennson; a sister, Joyce Darlene Corman and her husband, Chester “Butch”, of East Brady; a sister-in-law, Ella Plunkard of Karns City, a special niece, Lindsey Cookson of Baltimore, MD,  as well as a number of nieces, nephews, cousins, brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law.

In addition to her parents, Edna was preceded in death by her brother, Clarence A. “Bud” Plunkard Jr.

Friends will be received at the Hile Funeral Home of Karns City, 128 Main St., from 2 – 4 and 7 - 9 p.m. Tuesday.   A funeral service will be held from the funeral home Wednesday at 1:00 p.m. with  Bishop Alan Ion, pastor of the Karns City Church of God of Prophecy and Rev. Michael J. Croyle, family friend and a Church of God of Prophecy pastor, officiating.   Interment will be in Hillview Cemetery in the Village of Kepple’s Corners.  Memorial contributions may be made to Autism Speaks at  For additional information or to send a condolence, please visit

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