Cassie B. Hutchinson
Cassie Belle Hutchinson, 82, died January 4, 2012. Mrs. Hutchinson was born in Knotts Island to the late Wendell and Sallie Cason Waterfield. She was a member of Knotts Island Baptist Church where she had taught Sunday School for many years and served as the custodian for 30 years. Mrs. Hutchinson, or Mrs. Cassie, as she was better known, was a past President of the Knotts Island Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary, had been active in the PTA, and the Knotts Island Ruritan Club, where she was known as the “Queen of fried peach pies” during the Peach Festival. She enjoyed cooking, canning, crocheting, and most of all caring for others. Mrs. Hutchinson had a heart of gold and was a surrogate mother and grandmother to many of her children’s and grandchildren’s friends. She was predeceased by her husband Royal “Hutch” Hutchinson and a son, Johnny Hutchinson.
Left to cherish her memory are her daughters, Brenda Hammaker of Virginia Beach and Kathy Aydlett and husband, Vance, of Knotts Island; grandchildren, Mandi Conner, and husband, Chris, Jason Roach, and wife, Stephanie, and Sabrina Aydlett, and fiancé, Jason; great grandchildren, Christopher and Madisan Conner and Jon-e Aydlett; her very special companion, her sweet Chihuahua, Prissy; and all those who knew her and were touched by her kindness and love.
The family will receive friends at Knotts Island Baptist Church on Friday from 6:00 until 8:00pm. Funeral services will be held at the church on Saturday at 3:00pm. Burial will follow at Knotts Island Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at altmeyer.com.