DeNita Marie Hutchens

Wednesday, June 6, 2007

DeNita Marie Hutchens, 46, Schell City, Mo., passed away on Monday, June 4, 2007, at St. John's Regional Medical Center, Joplin, Mo., following a lengthy illness. She was born on July 5, 1960, in Nevada, Mo., to Dixie Lee Dickason Hendricks. She married Tracy G. Hutchens on Dec. 12, 1999, in Las Vegas, Nev., and he survives of the home.

DeNita grew up in Nevada and was a graduate of Nevada High School in 1978. She was an LPN and worked at Nevada Habilitation Center for many years and in the Veterans Administration Hospital in Kansas City, Mo. DeNita was a member of the Community Christian Church, Nevada.

In addition to her husband Tracy, survivors include one daughter, Danielle Bemis and her husband Philip, Appleton City, Mo.; two grandsons, Dylan Bemis and Dakota Bemis, Appleton City; mother, Dixie Hendricks Appleton City; one sister, LeeDonna York, Nevada; several nephews; and mother and father-in-law, Dawn and Jimmy Bonham, Fayetteville, Ark. She was preceded in death by one brother, Richard Loiselle; father, Don Loiselle; and grandmother, Mollie Denning.

Memorial services will be held at 2 p.m., on Thursday, June 7, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. Committal services will follow at Moore Cemetery, Nevada. Friends may call now and until the hour of service and the family receives friends 7-8 p.m., Wednesday, June 6, at the funeral home.

Those who wish may contribute to St. Jude's Children's Hospital in care of Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada.

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