Mrs. Mildred Barnett Tutt, age 98, of Clarksville, Tennessee, formerly of Murray, Kentucky, died on Thursday, February 16, 2023, at the Dogwood Bend Senior Living in Clarksville, Tennessee.
Mrs. Tutt was born on June 30, 1924, in Calloway County, Kentucky to the late Jesse Barnett and Lula Houston Barnett. She retired from the hosiery mill in Murray, Kentucky and later for the Murray City School System in the cafeteria. Mrs. Tutt was the oldest member of the Scotts Grove Baptist Church, taught Sunday School classes for over 40 years. and was involved in various other church missions. She was a recipient of a Kentucky Colonel title, member of the DAV Women's Auxiliary, an avid quilter, and loved gardening.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carlos Odell Tutt; to whom she was married to for 47 years; one infant sister, one brother, Rudy Barnett, and one son-in-law, Frank Davis.
Survivors include two daughters, Mary Davis of Clarksville, Tennessee and Ann Hiter of Murray, Kentucky; four grandchildren, Willie Hiter and wife Robin of Almo, Kentucky, Mary Ann Morrison and husband Jesse of Murray, Kentucky, Heather Lee and husband GySgt Joshua of Jacksonville, North Carolina, and Jessica Rojas and husband Ozzy of Murray, Kentucky; one step-granddaughter, Jennifer Rooker of Nashville, Tennessee; three great-grandchildren, Asher, Asa, and Abel Morrison all of Murray, Kentucky; as well as several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held from 2:00 p.m., Sunday, February 19, 2023, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services with Bro. Ed Chapman and Bro. Dale Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in the Coles Campground Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. â7:00 p.m., Saturday, February 18, 2023, at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home & Cremation Services.
Expressions of sympathy can be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105-9959.
The family would like to extend a special thank you for the love and support from the nurses and caregivers at Dogwood Bend Assisted Living, nurses at Amedisys Home Health and Avalon Hospice, especially Lydia.
Mildred was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, aunt and friend. She loved people and will be remembered for her beautiful smile. Mildred graced everyone with her heartwarming presences.
Online condolences can be made at, www.thejhchurchillfuneralhome.com