Audrey Beatrice


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Audrey Beatrice Hunter

Sep 18 1906 - Sep 06 2009

Audrey Beatrice (Bea) Hunter was a remarkable person in this life, one who had great faith in Jesus, the Author and Finisher of her faith. She was born on September 18, 1906, to George Daniel and Florence May Williams Bennett near the Enterprise community in Fannin County, Texas. Bea's life spanned almost 103 years. She went to be with her Lord on September 6, 2009, after having set an example of excellence for her family, friends, and acquaintances. She was married for more than 50 years to Hugh Collum Hunter, who preceded her in death. She also had one daughter, Georgann (Ann) Hunter Jacobs who died in 2004. A dedicated Christian, Bea was also an administrator, athlete, aunt, baby sitter, Bible student, chauffeur, comforter, community servant, confidante, cook, corn gatherer, cotton chopper, cotton picker, counselor, daughter, developer, educator, friend, gardener, grandmother, helper, homemaker, interior decorator, interior designer, landscaper, leader, mother, mother-in-law, nurse, organizer, planner, practitioner of animal husbandry, quiltmaker, relative, scholar, seamstress, sister, soapmaker, spokesperson, teacher, volunteer, wife and writer. Her many awards included 1976 Whitewright Woman of the Year. She is survived by daughter, Willa Jean Lyons of Houston, Texas; daughter and son-in-law, Dr. and Mrs. Frank (Doris) Alexander of Dallas, Texas; son-in-law and his wife, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Jacobs of Jefferson, Georgia; ten grandchildren and spouses; 32 great-grandchildren and spouses; 20 great-great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews and friends. There will be two separate services on Saturday, September 12, 2009. At the Christian Care Center Church of Christ there will be a visitation from 9-10am, followed by a celebration of life at 10:00am. At the Church of Christ in Whitewright, Texas there will be a visitation from 2-3pm, followed by a celebration of life at 3:00pm. Burial will follow at City Cemetery in Whitewright. Officiating the services will be Dr. Frank Alexander, Frank Hunter Alexander, Jimmie Ray Jacobs, and Billy Joe Alexander. Pallbearers will be David Lyons, Richard Dauphin, Billy Michael Lyons, Mark Lyons, Doug Boxell, Ben Jacobs, and Jack Hackett. Honorary Pallbearers will be Mary Vess, Tammy Stevens, Christy Melton, Pam Price, and Kathy Byrd.
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