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Mary Etta Hunter

September 07, 1927 - October 12, 2017

In Loving Memory of Mary Etta Hunter

Mary Etta Hunter was born September 7, 1927 in Owensboro, Kentucky to the late James Wilbert and Mary Zelma Hayden. Mary was baptized at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Owensboro, KY; she was also affiliated with St Thomas Aquinas and Holy Angeles Catholic Churches in Indianapolis, IN.

Mary graduated from Western High school in Owensboro, Ky.

Mary was united in Holy Matrimony to Walter Leon Hunter Sr. on March 16, 1946; to this union five children were born.

Mary was employed at the Fort Benjamin Harrison Army Finance Center, retiring after 30 years of service.

When thinking of Mary one parable comes to mind “The Good Samaritan”. Mary always had an open-door policy at her home, everyone was welcome; if you were hungry she fed you, if you were tired she gave you a place to rest; If you needed a little pocket change no problem she’d hand over that last dollar.  She had a tremendous love for children and a caring nature, to all the neighborhood kids she was affectionately known as Grandma.

Mary enjoyed listening to music, crocheting, and baking, and don’t forget driving around town catching up on all the news.

Mary got her angel wings on October 12, 2017 at the youthful age of 90.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Leon Hunter Sr, sons Barry Lane and Jeffery Glen Hunter, grandson Walter L Hunter III and her brother William G Hayden.

She leaves to cherish her memory, Sister Georgia Lee Thomas, sister in law Marjorie Morton, Daughters Sharon L Glaspie and Nancy A Bryant (William), son Walter L. Hunter Jr, (Jacqueline) eight Grandchildren, fifteen great grandchildren and a host of family and friends.


Funeral Information

Services for Mary Etta Hunter will take place on Saturday October 21, 2017 at Crown Hill Funeral 700 West 38th Street Indianapolis, IN. A visitation will be held from 10:00 am until 12:00 pm, and funeral service will start at 12:00 pm. Committal and interment will immediately Follow the service in Crown Hill Cemetery.

Mary Etta Hunter

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