Class of 1915

Carrie Leona (Maloch) Hutchins

January 18, 1896 – May 28, 1979

Funeral services for Mrs. Loren A. Hutchins (Carrie Leona Maloch), a resident of Guthrie for 58 years, will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday in the First United Methodist Chruch with the Rev. Delbert Carter officiating. Burial will be in Summit View Cemetery (Guthrie, OK) under the direction of Davis Funeral Home.

Mrs. Hutchins died Monday, May 28, 1979 after an extended illness. She was born Jan. 18, 1896 in Perry, O.T. She was the youngest daughter of William and Bettie Bowles Maloch, who came to Oklahoma at the opening of the Cherokee Strip.

She taught school in Noble County and was assistant postmistress for the Perry post office. In later years she served as bookkeeper and officer manager for the Masonic Home Print Shop. She was a lifelong member of the United Methodist Church, where she was a member of the Wesleyan Sunday School Class. She was a 53 year member of Guthrie Chapter no. 12, Order of Eastern Star and a past worthy matron of the chapter. She was a life member of the Grand Cross of Color of Rainbow, a member and past president of the Past Matron’s Club and a member and past president of the Domestic Science Club.

She was preceded in death by her husband on Sept. 9, 1954. He served many years as secretary and manager of the Guthrie Chamber of Commerce. She was also preceded by her parents, four sisters and five brothers.

She is survived one one son, Loren E. Hutchins, Oklahoma City, two daughters, Mrs. Arch (Gene) Gleason, Sonora, Calif., and Mrs. Paul (Betty) Austin, Guthrie, nine grandchildren, 11 great-children (sic); and a number of nieces and nephews, including Mrs. Raymond (Patty) Fillmore of Guthrie.