Betty Mayo Hutcherson, 86, of Henrico died Nov. 14

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Betty Mayo Hutcherson, 86, of Henrico passed through the gates of Heaven on Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021.

She was born in Glasgow on Feb. 10, 1935, and was preceded in death by her parents, Samuel and Virginia Mayo; and sister, Frances Kessinger.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, S.N. "Red" Hutcherson; a son, Robert (Karen) of Cape Coral, Fla.; a daughter, Karen Hutcherson Shannon (William) of Glen Allen; grandchildren, Kathryn, Emily, Dina (Byard) and Oleg; and a great-grandson, Will.

Betty attended NaturalBridgeHigh School, where she was a member of the basketball and softball teams (earning two scholarship offers), as well as 1953 class salutatorian.

After marriage in 1957, Betty and Red owned and operated Tiny Town Cottages and Restaurant in NaturalBridge (Pink Cadillac) before relocating to Richmond.

After raising two children, they moved to Cape Coral, Fla., in 1980, where Betty enjoyed co-ed softball, league bowling, bocce ball and relaxing around the pool. Betty and Red spent almost 40 years traveling the country, where she was the loyal score keeper for his travel softball team, before retuning to Richmond in 2020.

Betty loved her family dearly and she will be lovingly remembered by her husband and children. She will also be sorely missed by her grandchildren and great-grandson.


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