Services are scheduled for Paul Hutsell, 81, of Roswell, at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 24, 2011, at First Assembly of God Church in Roswell, with Rev. Phil Hutsell officiating. Burial will follow at South Park Cemetery. The family will be receiving friends and condolences at the funeral home with a public visitation from 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, March 22, 2011, and on Wednesday, March 23, 2011. He passed away on Saturday, March 19, 2011, in Roswell.
Paul was born to Harvey Elbert Hutsell and Daisy Marion Hayden Hutsell May 12, 1929, in Torrington, Wyo. He married Dreta Pack, April 14, 1948, in Modesto, Calif. He was an ordained minister and foreign missionary with the Assemblies of God from 1956-1998.
He led many lives to Jesus, with his missionary work throughout the years. He was a member of Whoâ€™s Who Colleges and Universities, and Missions Area Director for South American Andean Area and Caribbean areas. He loved his Lord with all his heart, and devoted more than 50 years of his life to the Lordâ€™s work.He will be missed by all his family and close friends. Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife, Dreta Hutsell, of Roswell; daughter, Diane Collins and son-in-law, Ron Collins, of Roswell; daughter, Beverly Moss and son-in-law, Rev. Michael R. Moss, of El Reno, Okla.; son, Rev. Philip Hutsell and daughter -in-law, Devonna Hutsell, of Roswell; son, Steven Hutsell of Seattle, Wash.; son, Chaplain Major Loren Hutsell and daughter -in-law, Heather Hutsell, of Seattle, Wash.; granddaughters: Devany Hutsell Rojas and husband, Javier Rojas, Tricia Collins Surratt and husband, Rev. Dwight Surratt, Lisa Collins Seaton and husband, Rev. Chris Seaton, Kelly Moss Fields and husband, Tony Fields, Melodie Moss, Abigail Hutsell and Julia Hutsell; grandsons: Paul James Hutsell and wife, Mery, Adam Hutsell and Joel Hutsell; and numerous great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Alice Hutsell; and brothers: Earle, Kenneth, Buck, Donald, Frank and Robert Hutsell. Please take a moment to share your thoughts and memories with the family at andersonbethany.com. Arrangements are under the direction of Anderson Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.