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Oct. 30, 1932 – Aug. 25, 2022

Marette Giddens Tutchtone, a lifelong resident of Greenville, transitioned to her heavenly home on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2022 with her family at her side holding her hands and praying.

Funeral services were held Monday, Aug. 29, in the chapel at Dunklin Funeral Home beginning at 10 a.m. with Brother Andy McKeown and Brother Joey Duncan officiating. The family received friends from 9-10 a.m. prior to service.  Burial followed at Sunrise Memorial Park with Dunklin Funeral directing.

Marette was born to George Alfred and Callie Giddens on Oct. 30, 1932. In 1952, she married James Douglas “Tenniebud” Tutchtone.  They had one daughter, Debbie Tutchtone and one son, Ray Tutchtone. They were blessed with five grandchildren, Curtis Knight, Melisa Knight (Todd) Campbell, Deletha Tutchtone, Chad Tutchtone and Jason (Krystal) Tutchtone. They were blessed with 11 great grandchildren, Haley Tutchtone, Dylan Brogden, Karmyme Brogden, Alexis D’Rae Brogden, Kallie (Fabio) Knight, Gray Knight, C.J. Knight, Camden Campbell, Allie Carson Campbell, Tinsleigh Tutchtone, Maverick Tutchtone, and one great-great grandchild, Luka Dorrejo.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. George Alfred Giddens; her husband, James Douglas Tutchtone; grandson, Chad Tutchtone; great grandchild, Alexis D’Rae Brogden, many brothers and sisters.

She was a member of Giddens Chapel Church that her great grandfather built.  She worked at Foster Manufacturing Company for many years and then Majors Cleaners for many more years.

The family would like to express their thanks Southern Care Hospice for their service and care during this time.

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