Mack Junior Hutchins  1922-2023


Services for Mack Junior Hutchins, 100, of Alba were held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 16, 2023 at Alba Methodist Church, with Rev. Joanne Elston officiating.

Interment followed in Turner Cemetery, Emory.

Mr. Hutchins passed away May 7, 2023 in Tyler. He was born Nov. 15, 1922 in Rains County to Edward Zachariah “Bud” and Sadie Idelia Hall Hutchins. Mack was born and raised in Alba and was a member of Alba Methodist Church. He served in the US Army Air Corps during World War Two. He lived in Fort Worth and worked as a plant operator for TU Electric. He moved back to Alba in 1984, retiring after 35 years of service. Mack was a Mason for over 70 years and a member of Masonic Lodge #382 in Yantis. He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant sister; sisters, Zora Lee McKenzie, Ara Jane Brown, Bonnie Hays Eads, Ola Vee Morgan and Mabel Louise Eads; brother, Edward Denton Hutchins; and daughter-in-law, Ginger.

Survivors include his forever best friend of 20 years, Mae Lindsey of Alba; two sons, Wesley Lee Hutchins of Arlington and James Mark Hutchins of Azle; brother, Johnnie Ferrell Hutchins of Alba; 11 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Memorials can be made to Alba Methodist Church, 170 Holley St, Alba, Texas 75410.

The family received friends from 6-8 p.m. Saturday, May 13, 2023 at the funeral home.