Thurman Odell Hutson

Oct. 14, 1948-April 27, 2021


Thurman Odell Hutson, 72, of Alexandria, passed away April 27, 2021, at Vanderbilt Medical Center, in Nashville.

Mr. Hutson was born on Oct. 14, 1948, in Sparta, to Paul Hutson and Willie Huff Hutson.

He was better known, in DeKalb County, as "Cowboy” and as "Cisco," in White County, where he was born and raised. He had recently retired from his position as a maintenance man, having worked in the DeKalb County Courthouse and was formerly the owner/operator of "Ye Ole Cobbler Shoppe," in Smithville. He was also an avid leather craftsman and loved horses. Mr. Hutson was a member of the Temple Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Thelma Ann Hutson, and his siblings, Samuel Hutson, Kathy Hellum, and Wanda Williams.

Survivors include a son, Terry (Robin) Hutson, of Dunlap; two daughters, Tracey Brooks (Brian Nelson), of Smithville, Tabatha Castro (Christopher Perry), of Fayetteville; 13 grandchildren, Teresa Wilson, Marisa Hutson, Joshua Hutson, Racheal Hutson, Leeah Moffitt, Lili Moffitt, Kaden Moffitt, Jace Moffitt, Landry Moffitt, Annamarie Walker, Steve Walker Jr., Michelle Chapman, Brandon Williams, Anna Perry; 18 great-grandchildren and one on the way; and a sister, Paula Baker, of Sparta.

Funeral service was 1 p.m., May 1, 2021, at Love-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Smithville. Bro. Shannon Cantrell officiated. Burial followed in Oak Lawn Cemetery, in Sparta, with Bro. Gerald England officiating at the graveside.

Love-Cantrell Funeral Home, in Smithville, was in charge of arrangements.


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