Pauline Freese Hutto, 1921-2014

Laura Pauline Freese Hutto, 92, of Hickory Ridge passed away Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. 
She was born Sept. 17, 1921, in Waldenburg, Ark., to John Henry and Laura Rennicke Freese. 
A member of the Hickory Ridge United Methodist Church, she served as president of the United Methodist Women. She attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville, where she received her bachelor’s degree in teaching, and worked as an elementary school teacher for the Cross County Elementary School. She was also a member of the Arkansas Retired Teachers Association. She enjoyed working crossword puzzles, going to church functions, watching game shows and canning fresh garden foods. She enjoyed life and spending time with her family and friends.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, the Rev. Joe Hutto, an ordained elder who served United Methodist churches in the North Arkansas Conference; one son, Joseph Allen Hutto; one daughter Laura Jo Grigsby; four brothers Otto Freese, Henry Freese, Clarence Freese and Charles Freese; and three sisters, Louise Knapple, Emma Horst and Mary Stahley. 
She was survived by four grandchildren: Dean Grisby, Lee McMillan, Shelly Hutto and Joseph Hutto; four great-grandchildren; and many nephews and nieces.
Funeral services were held Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014, at Hickory Ridge United Methodist Church, with interment following in Lewis Cemetery in Hickory Ridge, Ark.