Mr. Johnny Wayne Hutchison, 48, of Newark, died Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012 at Jonesboro.

He was born March 27, 1964 in Hot Springs, the son of James and Jean (Brooks) Hutchison. Mr. Hutchison was a Heavy Equipment Operator and enjoyed spending time with family and watching westerns. He was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Michael Joe Hutchison. Mr. Hutchison is survived by his girlfriend, Tina Martin of Tuckerman; one son, Matthew Hutchison of Newark; one daughter, Christen Allwhite of Texarkana; three brothers, James “Bo” Hutchison of Batesville, Troy Hutchison of Batesville, and Paul Hutchison of Bethesda; three sisters, Glenda Hutchison of Newark, Sherry Vick of Newark, and Shannon Hartley of Newark; several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews. Graveside service were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 at Mt. Zion Cemetery with Mr. Rick Womack officiating. Visitation was Friday, Sept. 14, 2012 from 9:30-10:30 a.m. Pallbearers were Lee Sanders, Bobby Sanders, Chris Vick, Brad Huff, Michael Combee and Donald Ferguson. Honorary Pallbearers were Timothy Sullivan, Tim Riley, Cody Hutchison, Jason Baker and Brian Blake. Arrangements by Jackson’s Newark Funeral Home (