Jacqueline Hutchins of North Branch, age 83, passed away on Friday, March 22, 2019, at McLaren Lapeer Hospice Region. Jacqueline was born on January 13, 1936, in Burlington Township, the daughter of William Bell and Elizabeth Joy (Hickie) Richards. Jackie married Ramon “Jerry” Hutchins on June 29, 1957, in California, he was the love of her life. Jerry passed away on April 16, 2018.

Jackie was a member of the North Branch Alumna and she graduated from North Branch High School in 1954. Jackie enjoyed working on ceramics, crafting, reading and baking wedding cakes. She was very involved in her church, Good News Assembly of God in Marlette. Most of all, her family and grandchildren were very important to her and she loved all of them.

Jackie is survived by her daughters: Buffy (Russ) Kaake of North Branch, Lori (Duane) Naracon of North Branch, Dawn (Mike) Greenley of Lapeer, Denise (Mark) Vandercook of Caro; sons: Mike (Sally) Hutchins of Imlay City, Scott Hutchins of Texas, Rich (Colleen) Hutchins of Comstock Park, Chuck Hutchins of Lapeer and Chip (Kendra) Hutchins of North Branch; 28 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and one great-grandchild on the way and one great-great-granddaughter; brother, William Richards from Grand Blanc, sister, Deborah Richards from Rochester, and brother-in-law, LeRoy (Janet) Hutchins from Burton; many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Tracey; sister, Jean Richards; one great-granddaughter, Mariah Morris Seaman; brother-in-law, Owen Hutchins; and sister-in-law, Bonnie Fox.

Visitation for Jackie will be on Sunday, March 24, 2019, from 5-8 p.m. and Monday, March 25, 2019, from 10 a.m. until the funeral at 11 a.m. at Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home. Pastor Roger Keur will officiate.

The family was assisted by Blackburn Chapel-Martin Funeral Home. You may share an online condolence at www.blackburnchapel.com.

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