Hutchins, Jeraldine Hymes

Friday, January 22, 2021

Jeraldine Hymes “Baby Sister” Hutchins, 73, of Chattanooga, passed away on Sunday, January 10, 2021 at her residence.  

She attended Riverside High School. She attended Rose of Sharon Baptist Church. Jeraldine was a foster grandparent for Siskin Hospital. 

Jeraldine was preceded in death by her husbands, Issac Kaye Bailey and James Hutchins; mother, Beatrice Hymes; father, Edward Hymes, Sr.; brother, Edward (Janet) Hymes, Jr.; and grandson, Jerodrick Washington. 

Survivors include her daughters, Serprena (James) Chanell and Loretta Bailey (Tim Humphrey), both of Chattanooga; six grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; sisters, Ruby Hymes and Stella “Babydoll” Hymes, both of Chattanooga; several nieces; nephews; cousins; other relatives and friends. 

Jeraldine will lie in state on Thursday, Jan. 21, from 12:30-5 p.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. 

Family service will be on Friday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m. in the chapel with Pastor Michelle Winston as the eulogist. 

Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery.


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