Betty Marie Hunter

Betty Marie Hunter

April 01, 1925 - October 18, 2019

Betty Marie Hunter, 94, of Mt. Pleasant passed away on Friday, October 18, 2019, at the Henry County Health Center in Mt. Pleasant.

Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Pleasant with Reverend David Bracht-Wagner officiating. Burial will be in the Forest Home Cemetery in Mt. Pleasant. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, at the church from 10:00 until service time. Memorials may be directed to the First United Methodist Church or to the VFW Auxiliary Post 2561 in her memory.

Betty was born on April 1, 1925, south of Lockridge, Iowa, the third child of five children to David and Bertha Brownell Burky. She graduated from Mt. Pleasant High School in 1943. Following her graduation she was united in marriage to Raymond Chester Hunter on December 11, 1943, he preceded her in death on April 5, 2016. Betty was a farmer’s wife, she raised chickens, sold eggs, raised a large garden and helped Raymond on the farm. She enjoyed embroidering and crocheting.

Betty was a member of the VFW Auxiliary Post 2561 of Mt. Pleasant where she served as secretary for 10 years, Trenton American Legion, where she served as treasurer for 15 years, South Center Club, Henry County Health Center Auxiliary, Love Circle, Neighborhood Coffee Club and the First United Methodist Church of Mt. Pleasant.

Betty is survived by her sons; Robert (Renee) Hunter of Hillsboro and Daniel (Deanna) Hunter of Harrison, Arkansas, 3 grandchildren; Dianne (Scott) Kemp, Mark (Gina) Hunter and Michael (Stephanie) Hunter, and 4 great grandchildren; Rob Pohren, Courtney Kemp, Kristin Kemp and Leah Hunter, her sister, Florence Kinney of Mt. Pleasant and one brother, Harold Burky of Springfield, Missouri, along with several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, one brother Carl Burky and one sister Twila Parsons.

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