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Elaine Rae Lewis Hunsell Hutchinson

May 18, 1938 ~ April 23, 2017 (age 78)

Elaine Rae Lewis Hunsell Hutchinson, 78, of Waltonville, Illinois passed away at 9:42 A.M. April 23, 2017 at her residence. She was born May 18, 1938 in Granite City, Illinois to parents, John Lewis & Elizabeth Laura (McDonald) Revelle. She married William Mathis Hutchison on November 30, 2009 in Granite City, Illinois and he preceded her in death.

A visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Wednesday, April 26, 2017 at Newell Funeral Home in Waltonville, Illinois with interment to follow at Duncan Cemetery in Tamalco, Illinois.

Mrs. Hutchinson is survived by her 5 daughters, Angela Kirkpatrick and husband, Kenny of Mount Vernon, Illinois, Sally McCowen of Waltonville, Illinois and Bart Edmison, Beth Snyder and significant other, Ricky of Waltonville, Illinois, Susan Long and significant other, Jerry of Waltonville, Illinois, and Marylou of Edwardsville, Illinois; 4 sons, John E. Hunsell and wife, Cheryl of Woodlawn, Illinois, Ted Hunsell and wife, Becky of Coffeen, Illinois, Ben Hunsell and wife, Melissa of Oakdale, Illinois, and Jacob Hunsell and wife, Lori of Mount Vernon, Illinois; 30 grandchildren, Emily Eckols (Chris), Autumn Smith (CJ), Hank Hunsell, Bianca Aldaco, Kyle Price, Krystal Martin (Eric), John Hunsell, Rachel Hunsell, Jason Vohlken (Tammy), Amy Vohlken (Kolten), Chris Vohlken, Laura Cates (Kyle), Pecos Long (Jamie), Joe Snyder (Chelsea), Bobby Snyder (Maranda), Gypsy Hunsell, Jolee Hunsell, Thomas Hunsell, Jesse Hunsell, Audra Fioritto, Justin Fioritto, Lucas McCowen (Jami), Robert McCowen (Taylor), Daisy Edmison, Dylan Edmison, Devon Edmison, Gavin Kirkpatrick, Elaina Kirkpatrick, Lilly Kirkpatrick, and Jocob Hunsell; 29 great grandchildren, Amber Hunsell (Danny), Zach Eckols, Nate Hunsell, Chris Smith, Karter Hunsell, Korey Hunsell, Madison Price, Olivia Martin, Ryan Vohlken, Katelynn DeVaisher, Matt Wilkerson, Sarah Skalski, Jack Skalski, Audrey Vohlken, Willow Cates, Violet Cates, Annabelle Long, Emma Long, Blake Stack, Audrey Stack, Mason Snyder, Will Snyder, Mason Snyder, Steven Snyder, Natalie Snyder, Thomas Hunsell the third, Kody Sterkis, Waylon McCowen, Lea Rae McCowen, and one McCowen baby due in August; 2 great nephews, Adam and Brad; a great niece, Jennifer; and best friends, Jeanne Arnold and Maryann Andre.

She is preceded in death by her first husband, John R. Hunsell; second husband, William Hutchinson; mother, Elizabeth Laura McDonald Revelle; father, John Lewis; grandmother, Daisy Mae McDonald; daughter, Dawn Elizabeth Hunsell; son, Thomas Michael Hunsell; grandson, J. Kyle Price; granddaughter, Jessica Dawn; stepdad, Cecil R. Revelle; mother-in-law, Luvie Hutchinson; son-in-law, C. Alan McCowen; cousin, Mickey McDonald, Granny and Ed.

Elaine was a former member of First Apostolic Church of Centralia and a current member of Family Worship Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. She loved her family and the Lord. She loved her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren, her dog, Buffy, and her cockatiel, Billy Bird. She enjoyed being a master gardener, cooking, mushroom hunting, and fishing. She was also an avid Cardinals baseball fan.

For those who wish, memorials may be given to Elaines church, Family Worship Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, to help spread the Gospel worldwide. Memorials can be accepted at the funeral home or mailed to Newell Funeral Home, 2707 North Street, Mount Vernon, Illinois 62864.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Newell Funeral Home where you may call the Mount Vernon office at (618) 246-0100, the Waltonville office at (618) 279-7272, or visit for further information and to send condolences.

 Service Information

April 25, 2017

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Newell Funeral Home
505 E Main Street
Waltonville, IL 62894

Funeral Service
April 26, 2017

11:00 AM
Newell Funeral Home
505 E Main Street
Waltonville, IL 62894

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