Tishie Lou Hutt

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Tishie “Tish” Lou Hutt passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2022. Tish was born in Fort Worth, Texas, to Willie B. and Cleo Couvillon on Nov. 21, 1931. Along with younger brother Bernard, the family lived on the north side of Fort Worth.

Tish attended North Side High School where she was on the school dance team. She married artist Jack R. Mitchell and had three sons. While in Fort Worth, Tish modeled for Neiman Marcus and was a dance instructor for Arthur Murray Dance Studios.

Tish married Lester Wayne Hutt in 1964 and they lived in Samson Park before moving to Stockdale in 1965. With all three sons in school, she was very involved with the PTA and school activities. She also owned and operated The Brahma Corral restaurant. Her parents and Bernard also made Stockdale their home. Tish and Lester bought 65 acres north of town where they built their home. After the sudden death of her father, Tish’s mother, Cleo, came to live with them until her death in 1995.

Shortly after the death of Lester Wayne in 1972, Tish went to work at the Wilson County Tax Office, where she worked until she retired. After trying retirement and a bit of traveling to some wonderful places, she went to work at D&D in Seguin. She worked in women’s clothing, which was right up her alley because of her love of clothing and jewelry. She sold her ranch and moved to an apartment in Seguin where she lived for nearly 10 years. After an illness and several falls, she moved to Pleasanton, where she lived with family until her passing. To sum up her life, Tish was an amazing woman who always had a plan, said her family.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Willie B. and Cleo Couvillon; her husband, Lester Wayne Hutt; brother Phillip Bernard Couvillon; sons Mark Gatlin Mitchell and Gary Bernard Mitchell; and great-granddaughter Whitney Paige Mitchell.

Tish is survived by her son, John Paul Mitchell and wife Mona of Seguin; Sandra Jo Mitchell (Gary’s widow) of Pleasanton; her beloved 10 grandchildren: John’s children, John Cody Mitchell, Natalie Laughlin and husband Dale, Shawna Cavazos and husband Johnny, and Amber Brackeen and husband TJ; Mark’s children, Phillip Wayne Mitchell and wife Dawn, Marklyn Mitchell and wife Sebrina, Stormii Brazil, and Douglas Mitchell; Gary’s children, Rickey Joe Mitchell and wife Amanda and Garrett Monroe Mitchell and wife Vikki; numerous great-grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and many beloved friends.

Visitation with the family will be held on Thursday, March 24, from 6-8 p.m. in the Finch Funeral Chapel in Stockdale.

A funeral service will be held on Friday at 11 a.m. in the funeral chapel, with the Rev. Dennis Jarzombek to officiate.

Interment will follow in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Stockdale. www.finchfuneralchapels.com