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Vernell Benefield Hutto

December 20, 1950 — July 1, 2022

Vernell Hutto, age 71, of Hazlehurst, Georgia passed away on Friday, July 1, 2022, at Jeff Davis County Hospital following a brief illness. Mrs. Hutto was born on December 20, 1950, in Douglas, GA to the late Vilas Benefield and Eva Mae Burkett  Benefield.

Survivors include: Brother, Vilas (Penny) Benefield of Douglas, GA, Special Cousins, Anita Marie Rowland of Hazlehurst, GA, Betty Jewell of Douglas, GA, James Clark of Douglas, GA, Special Nephew, Ian Pickren, and a Sister-in-Law, Sue Benefield of Douglas, GA. She was preceded in death by: Her Husband; William "Bill" Hutto, Father; Vilas Benefield; and Mother, Eva Mae Burkett Benefield.

Graveside Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday, July 5, 2022 at 11:00 am Burkett Baptist Church Cemetery with Rev. Cliff Kirkland officiating. Interment will follow at Burkett Baptist Church Cemetery.

Sympathy may be expressed by signing the online registry at

Sims Funeral Home, Douglas, GA is in charge of the arrangements.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, July 5, 2022

Starts at 11:00am (Eastern time)

Burkett Baptist Church Cemetery

2810 James Moore Road, West Green, GA 31567

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