Obituary - Adrienne Phyllis Hutton
June 25, 2020
Longtime Turner resident Adrienne Phyllis Hutton, 92, passed away February 27, 2020.
Born October 2, 1927, to Fred and Mary Acelia Richards of Orkney, Sask., she was the fourth of five children.
New Year's Eve 1945, she met Graham Hutton of Turner, MT, at a dance in Climax, SK. They were married November 27,1946.
In 1948, they bought the Frank Jones farm where they raised their children, Phyllis, Linda, Cheryl, Karalee and Miles.
Adrienne was a wife, mother and homemaker. She was an excellent cook and everyone was welcome at her table.
She was an early member of the Turner Christian Church. She taught Sunday School and vacation bible school for many years, was a member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post #109 and the Modern Mrs. Club.
After selling the ranch to Miles in 1989, they moved to Havre. She became a member of St. Paul's Lutheran Church and, later, Fifth Avenue Christian Church.
She enjoyed music and took up playing the piano. Adrienne was an avid reader, loved crossword puzzles, traveling to reunions, and visiting family and friends. The last few years she lived at Ruby House in Great Falls.
Adrienne was preceded in death by her parents, husband, daughter Karalee McCoy and granddaughter Deinna Thompson Mello, and brothers, Harry, Lorne and Dwayne Richards.
She is survived by her children Phyllis (Jim) Fitzpatrick of Dupuyer, MT, Linda (Joe) Shaw of Magna, UT, Cheryl (Bill) Thompson of Ely, NV, and Miles (Linda Johnson) Hutton of Turner, MT; 15 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; two great-great grandchildren; sister, Gwen Lacey and sister-in-law Alvina Doyle.
Services will be held at the Turner Christian Church June 27, 2020, at 2:00 pm.