George R. Hutchison celebrated his 101st birthday Dec. 9 with a family gathering Saturday at his home at Village West. Those attending were his son and his wife, Lowell and Diane Hutchison, St. Joseph, Mo.; grandchildren, Richard and Erika Jackson; and great-grandchildren, R.J., Jordan and Emma Jackson, St. Joseph, Mo. Those pictured are son-in-law, Carroll Whiteford; George R. Hutchison; daughter, Georgia Faye Whiteford; grandsons, Matt Whiteford and his wife, Patsy, Hutchinson; Mark Whiteford, Ottawa; Tim Whiteford and his wife, Debbie; and great-grandson, Luke Whiteford, Kansas City, Mo.; and great-grandaughters, Jennifer and her husband, Rick Houk, Kansas City, and Kimberly Whiteford, Lawrence. George received phone calls from family members unable to attend, and he thoroughly enjoyed this landmark day.