Barbara Jean Cain Tutor

By  | October 9, 2019 | Filed under: Obituaries, Shackelford Funeral Home

Barbara Tutor of Henderson Barbara Jean Cain Tutor, age 79, passed away October 8, 2019 at Jackson Madison County General Hospital.

She was born September 17, 1940 in the Deanburg Community of Chester County, the daughter of the late John Otis and Cynthia LaVerne Miller Cain. She attended Chester County Schools. She worked a few years at Salant & Salant Mfg. and married L. V. Tutor. They made their home at Silerton. Mr. Tutor died in 1975.

She worked in housekeeping and maintenance at Chickasaw State Park for twenty plus years, retiring in 2013. After her retirement she enjoyed riding her Honda Goldwing and Harley Davidson Tri-Glide. She enjoyed spending time with her friends, going out to eat, sitting on the porch birdwatching and doing cross word puzzles. She was a member of the Deanburg Baptist Church.

Mrs. Tutor is survived by a daughter, Bobbie Rushing (Tim) of Henderson; a grandson, Robert Rushing (Kristi) four grandchildren, Adalynne Rushing, Robert Josiah Rushing, Harper Rushing and Leonidas Rushing; two brothers, Claude Cain of Pinson and Larry Shackelford of Beech Bluff and a sister, Wanda Christopher of Knoxville.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband and a brother, Richard Cain.

Funeral services will be 11:00 Am Friday at Shackelford Funeral Directors – Crook Avenue with Jerry Woods officiating. Burial will follow in Bethel Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at Crook Avenue 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday.

Shackelford Funeral Directors of Henderson

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