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Barbie Dike Passed Away at 45

May 12, 2012 12 comments

By Bug

Barbie Dike passed away peacefully yesterday following a illness. She was 45. She attended to Colorado School for the Deaf and graduated in 1984 and lived in Fremont, California. She was a 2008 graduate of California State University-Hayward. She was well liked and known in many Deaf communities.

Here’s a memo from her beloved one:

Early this afternoon, 5/11/12, Barbie Dike took her last breath and left peacefully surrounded by her loving family. The Dike family has requested our help with donations during this difficult time.

An emergency fund has been set up to help the family with the funeral arrangements. The cost will be approximately $2,000. Your IMMEDIATE donations are greatly n…eeded for this Emergency Fund.

Make checks, cash, or money order payable to Barbie’s brother, Nicholas Porter, write “Barbie’s Fund” in the memo line.

If you want to mail it, the address is

JoDee Dike-Johnson (for Barbie)
3308 Holmes Pl
Fremont, CA 94555

The memorial service is scheduled for Saturday, June 9. More detailed information to come soon. There will also be a tax-deductible charitable fund set up for Barbie’s daughters, Brittany and Brianna. More information to come regarding this fund, however the overflow from the Emergency Fund will go directly to this charitable fund for her girls.

Feel free to forward this to others. Please spread the word. Keep the Dike family in your prayers as they move through this hard time.

Thanks in advance for your help and support!

Categories: Announcement, Obituaries

Obituary: Shawn Timothy Hutcheson

February 9, 2011 1 comment


Shawn Timothy Hutcheson
5/13/1969 – 2/6/2011

Mr. Shawn Timothy Hutcheson, 41, of North Glenn, CO, formerly of Acworth, GA, died Sunday, February 6, 2011. Funeral services will be Friday, February 11th at 1 PM in the Chapel of Carmichael Funeral Home in Marietta with Dr. Bruce Kelly officiating. Burial will follow at Cheatham Hill Memorial Park Cemetery.

Shawn was a graduate of Sprayberry High School & Front Range Community College in Thornton, CO. He was the owner of Shawn Hutcheson Photography in North Glenn, CO. Shawn was an active member of Deaf Baptist Church in Smyrna.

Survivors include his father, Warren T. Hutcheson of Marietta; aunts & spouse, Gale & Tim Thomas of Powder Springs, Sue Lesley of Woodstock, Loretta Weekly of Griffin; uncle, Bill Muse of Tampa, FL & numerous cousins & friends.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Shawn Hutcheson’s name to:  Deaf Baptist Church Building Fund, 1243 Belmont Avenue, Smyrna, GA 30080

The family will receive friends Friday, February 11th from 11AM- 1PM at Charmichael Funeral Home in Marietta (770) 424-4924.

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Categories: Announcement, Obituaries
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