Tahlequah, OK ~ Funeral services for Jerry Kenneth Hutson will be held Monday May 22, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. in the Hart Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jacob Jones officiating.  Visitation will be Sunday May 21, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Interment will be in the Pettit Cemetery under the care and direction of Hart Funeral Home of Tahlequah.  To leave online condolences or order flowers please go to www.hartfuneralhome.net. Jerry Kenneth Hutson the son of Samuel E. and Grace (Murphy) Hutson was born March 24, 1935 in McCall, Mississippi and departed this life on May 16, 2017 in Tahlequah, Oklahoma at the age of 82 years, 1 month and 21 days. Jerry graduated from La Grange High School in 1955.  He married the love of his life Rose Marie Miller in Lake Charles, LA on June 15, 1957.  He was inducted into the Army on February 20, 1958 and left for Korea in August that same year.  He returned from Korea in August 1959 and finished his time in the Army receiving his Honorable Discharge on February 19, 1960.  He then got a job with Gulf States Utilities in Bridge City, TX where he worked until he retired in 1994.  Jerry enjoyed his retirement and spent a lot of time gardening, fishing, spending time with his grandkids and being with his dogs.  Jerry touched many lives over the years and will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife Rose Marie Hutson and his sister Carolyn Gayle. He is survived by a loving family which includes his children Jerry Hutson Jr. and wife Kathy of Bronson, TX and Linda Gay and husband Richie of Tahlequah; his sister Mary Grace Ferrie and husband Vince of Lake Charles, LA; a very close dear friend Maxine Woods of Tahlequah and 7 grandchldren Jessica Hutson, Ashley Hutson, Ryan Hutson, Taylor Hutson, Chris Gay, Jason Gay and Mark Gay.  Several nieces, nephews, friends and other relatives also survive him.

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