Minnie Hunter

Obituary of Minnie Hunter

Minnie Marie Hunter, age 80, of Jacksonville, Il. and formerly of Waverly, Il. died Sunday evening (February 5, 2017) at her residence.

She was born January 29, 1937 in Morgan Co., Il. daughter of the late Floyd Monroe and Sarah Ann Long Crow. She was adopted and raised by Doris and George Hubbell who also preceded her in death.

She married Albert Lemmons on October 18, 1959, they divorced July 1966. She later married Archie Hunter on February 11, 1967 in Jacksonville, Il. and he survives.

Also surviving are five children, Archie, Jr., Sally, John, Rebecca and Melinda; along with nine grandchildren, Katrisha, Kendell, Austin, Keaton, William, Alexander, Alicia, Hanah, and Haylee; six great-grandchildren all living in Illinois; and one brother, James (Maxine) Crow of Pittsfield, Il.

She was preceded in death by all her parents; a daughter Nanette; one granddaughter, Hollie; one great-granddaughter, Karter; two sisters, Louise Ham and Frances Ballard; and two brothers, Richard Crow and Robert Warren.

Marie volunteered many years for Boy Scouts of American and Girl Scouts of America working as troop leader for all three of her girls as well as leader for three of her granddaughters. She was also Cookie Chairman for the local GS Council for many years. She was involved with Little People of America from 1975 through the present and served as Little Prairie Chapter president from 2004 through 2010.

Funeral services will be held 10 a.m. Saturday (February 11, 2017) at Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home in Waverly, Il. Burial will be in Waverly East Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Girl Scouts of Central Illinois c/o Neece-Airsman-Hires Funeral Home, 349 Tanner, Waverly, Il. 62692. Condolences may be sent to the family online at www.airsman-hires.com.