Patricia Joan Hutchings

Patricia Joan (O’Dell, McNew) Hutchings passed away at Valley Manor Care Center in Excelsior Springs, Missouri on March 2, 2024 at the age of 86. Patricia was born March 29, 1937 to Bertha and Franklin O’Dell in Ray County, Missouri.

Patricia was preceded in death by her first husband of 21 years Junior V McNew; her husband of 25 years Robert Keith Hutchings; her Mother and Father; sister, Wanda McAfee; and brother, Cletus O’Dell.

Patricia is survived by her son, Jerry (Debi) McNew of Owasso OK; her daughter, Rita (Roger) Leonard of Warsaw MO; her daughter, Julie (Jewell) Hawker of Lawson MO; two grandchildren, six great grandchildren; and two sisters, Sandra Hartman and Judy Green.

Patricia spent most of her working life as a Nurses-aid, a Real Estate agent, and Green House attendant.

Patricia enjoyed working in her flowers, had a passion for mushroom hunting, and loved traveling to Estes Park, Colorado and the Rocky Mountains. She will be remembered as a sweet, strong lady who enjoyed the simple life.

Visitation will be held at the Bross and Spidle Funeral Home, 217 West Broadway St., Excelsior Springs, MO, on Thursday, March 7, 2024 from 10:00 to 10:45 a.m. and will be followed by a gravesite ceremony in the North New Garden Baptist Church Cemetery, south of Wood Heights, on Route O Hwy.

Our Sincere Condolences

I was Pat’s hospice volunteer. She was sweet, ornery, loving, and funny. Welcome Home, Pat. God bless your loved ones; you’re in my prayers!
Morgan Brown

Rita, so sorry to hear about your mom.  You and the family are in our prayers.
Hugs, Mary

Pat brought joy to all of us at Valley Manor. It was a great pleasure to be able to care for her, get to know her and her children. Thank you for allowing Valley Manor to be a part of her life and may she rest peacefully in her eternity.
Doreen Hasenbeck