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Rosemary Nelson Hutto
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Unitarian Church of Charleston
    4 Archdale Street
    Charleston, SC 29401
  • Memorials may be made to:
  • Ashley Hall School
    172 Rutledge Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29403

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“All my love to your family. I am so very sorry to read of Rosemary's death.She was a wonderful person. ”
1 of 13 | Posted by: Norma Rogers - Hanahan, SC

“Dear Susan,It is with condolences and heavy hearts for your loss that we offer our love and support to you and your family.If there is anything we...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Carol and Jeff Tisdale Charleston

“I have fond memories of my Latin teacher and her classes (although I was not the best student). Mrs. Hutto sure made me feel like she cared about me...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Ursula Ferguson - Mt. Pleasant, SC

“So Sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Penny Hardee Dixon - Ravenel, SC

“Mrs. Hutto was the most amazing Latin teacher. I enjoyed every class with her at Ashley Hall. Her stern yet kind and caring classroom management...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Kara Montgomery - Columbia, SC

“Rosemary Hutto was the best teacher I had at Ashley Hall. I feel fortunate to have been one of her students (although Latin was NOT my best subject). ”
6 of 13 | Posted by: Marsha Hass - Charleston, SC

“Tony and I feel so blessed to have been able to call her our friend. Such a grand southern lady with a generous heart and spirit. We will miss her...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Tony & Debbie Diz - Summerville, SC

“We are so very sorry for the loss of sweet Mammy. She was blessed with a long life, and a family that kept her circled with lots of love, light, and...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Valerie and Barry Fitts - SC

“Our Prayers are with you and your family...A little Lady with a. Big heart.The Oliver Family w ”
9 of 13 | Posted by: Lythea Oliver-Frasier - SC

“My family was lucky to have Rosemary as a neighbor and fellow member of the Unitarian Church in Charleston. She was smart, gracious and welcoming,...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Lee Robinson - Comfort, TX

“Ms. Rosie was such a genteel southern lady. I spent a lot of time during my college days at her house. She taught this Upstate girl how to love...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Nancy Kay - Charleston, SC

“I have fond memories of Mrs. Hutto trying to share her appreciation and understanding of Latin. She was an integral part of my life as a boarding...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Elaine Berol Taylor - Sorrento, FL

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family .. she will be missed ”
13 of 13 | Posted by: Al and Marths Robertson - SC


Rosemary Nelson Hutto, 98, of Charleston, South Carolina, widow of Thomas Asbury Hutto entered into eternal rest Monday, December 19, 2016. Her Funeral Service will be held Saturday, December 31, 2016 in the Unitarian Church of Charleston, 4 Archdale Street at 2:00 p.m. Burial will be private. Arrangements by J. Henry Stuhr, Inc. Downtown Chapel.

Rosemary was born December 31, 1917 in Charleston, South Carolina, daughter of the late Leroy Nelson and Rose May Humphry Nelson. She graduated from the College of Charleston in 1939 and served in the US Navy during WWII. Rosemary retired from Ashley Hall School and was an active member of the Unitarian Church of Charleston.

Rosemary is survived by her daughter, Susan H. Robinson (Charles) of Charleston, SC, daughter-in-law, Virginia Jensen Hutto of Mt. Pleasant, SC; four grandchildren: Thomas A. Hutto, III (Lindsay) of Charleston, SC, Eliza H. Cantwell (Josh) of Charleston, SC, Susie N. Robinson of Boston, MA, and Madison M. Hutto of Mt. Pleasant, SC; two great-grandchildren, Bowers Hills Cantwell and Ellis Humphrey Cantwell; brother, Dr. George H. Nelson of Mt. Pleasant, SC; three sisters-in-law: Anne McCraw Nelson, Maryann Cotten Nelson and Jeanne Culpepper Nelson; and many loving nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her son, Dr. Thomas Asbury Hutto, Jr. and her three brothers: Walter L. Nelson, Carl D. Nelson and Ernest R. Nelson.

The family would like to acknowledge her loving care givers especially Janee Covin, Gracie Lowry, Annette Caldwell, Gwen King, Betty Smith, Shavon Brown and the amazing team at Amedysis Hospice.

Memorials may be made to the Unitarian Church of Charleston, 4 Archdale Street, Charleston, SC 29401 or Ashley Hall School, 172 Rutledge Avenue, Charleston, SC 29403 or to a charity of one's choice.