2010-03-04 / Obituaries


Bertha Mae Hunt, 69, of Gainestown died Feb. 28, 2010 at Grove Hill Memorial Hospital.

She was born May 9, 1940 to the parentage of the late Leo and Hettie Lou Foxx Washington. She was a native of Alma. She was member of Gainestown AOH Church of God. She was a former housekeeper at Jackson Motel.

Survivors include four sons, Charles L. (Jackie) Washington, Arthur Washington, Edward (Sylvia) Hunt, Jarvis (Victoria) Hunt; one devoted daughter, Shaletha (Derrick Hunt) Williams, all of Gainestown; three brothers, Leo (Ethel) Washington Jr., Eligha (Thelma) Washington, David (Lisa) Washington, all of Gainestown; four sisters, Callie (Clarence) Robinson, Willrean Jackson, Ida Mae (Bennie S.) Jackson, and Rosie (Tecolian) Foxx, all of Gainestown; seven sistersin law, Jessie Kemp, Eula (Spencer) Rivers, Bessie M. Rivers, Minnie L. Hunt, Francis Hunt, Daisy Hunt, Bernice Hunt (devoted), all of Gainestown; two devoted nieces, Ika “Granny” Jackson and Nellie Robinson; 15 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; three devoted friends, Julius “Humbug” McLain, Maybell Smith and Eunice Bettis, and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 6 at 1 p.m. at Gainestown AOH Church. Viewing will be Friday from 1-6 p.m. at Andrews Funeral Home. Viewing will also be Saturday at 12 noon until the funeral hour of 1 p.m. Overseer Heary Rodgers, pastor and officiating. Burial will be in the Antioch Cemetery. Following the burial, the family will receive friends at Mrs. Hunt’s home, 221 Apollo Road, Gainestown.

Mrs. Hunt’s obit can be viewed at www.viewobit.com. Andrews Funeral Home of

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