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Clemontine W. Hutchinson

August 18, 1924 — October 30, 2022

Clemontine (Clem) Womack Hutchinson peacefully passed away October 30, 2022 at the age of 98. She resided in Statesboro, Georgia. Born August 18, 1924 in Millen ,Georgia, she was preceded in death by her parents, Claude and Susie Womack, brothers, Hugh Dorsey and Garth Womack, sisters, Mary Mons, and Wilma Wells, and granddaughter Kasey Fields. Clem was married to Tom Hutchinson (deceased) for 30 years and had 6 children: Celeste (Herbert-deceased) Creaseman, Tommy Hutchinson, Janie (Bobby) Thompson, Sylvia (Jaye) Hutchinson, Cornelia Hutchinson, and Sonya (Emerson) Conner. Other survivors include 9 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren, and 2 great great grandchildren, many nieces, nephews, loyal caregivers and an abundance amount of acquaintances throughout her adventurous life. A special thank you to her loving, loyal caregivers.

Clem attended Jenkins High School and graduated Millen High School in 1941. She then enlisted in the Army (WAC) in 1943-1945 during WWII as a corporal and supply clerk. Medals and honors awarded include 2 Overseas Service Bars, WAC Service Medal, 2 Asian Pacific Campaign Medal (Philippines and New Guinea) with Bronze Star, Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, and WWII Victory Medal. She then attended Georgia Teachers College with a Bachelor of Science in Education. Continuing in her education she received Master of Education from Georgia Southern College. She taught elementary, high school, Draughn's Business College, and taught secretaries for JTPA program in Statesboro and Claxton.

Clem and her husband made the decision to move to NC to become franchise owners of Kentucky Fried Chicken and operated 6 stores from 1964-1978.She wrote and had published a book, “Along the Way” under the pen name, Carole Hutch, in 1978, as well.

She was a member of St. Luke's Methodist church in Hickory NC and First United Methodist Church of Statesboro GA.

Services will be on November 2, 2022 at Deal's Funeral Directors. Visitation at 12:00, Service following at 1:00 in the chapel, graveside services at Bulloch Memorial Gardens- Veterans section.

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