Betty "Jane" Jones Hunter of Fort Supply passed from this life at the age of 89 on Friday, March 4, 2016 in Woodward. Funeral services will be held Saturday, March 12, 2016 at 2:00 p.m. in the Fort Supply Methodist Church with the Reverend Phil Davis officiating. Burial will be in the Fairlawn Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.
Jane was born on May 7, 1926 to Lue Etta Evans and Alvin Lemarr Jones. Jane was the youngest of seven children. Jane graduated from Camargo High School in May of 1944. Jane met Richard Allen Hunter and they were united in marriage on November 18, 1943 at Camp Creek. Shortly after the couple were married, Richard was deployed to World War II. While Richard was deployed, Jane lived in California and worked on base at the teletype and always knew when her husband was going to be deployed before he knew. She also held several odd jobs such as working at a cannery and as a cigarette girl for one day. At the end of Richard's Army career, they moved to Fort Supply in May of 1953. Born to this union were Alveta Mae Lively, Betty Lue Winters, Richard Allen Hunter, JR (Ricky) and Alvin Reese Hunter (Rusty). Jane worked and retired from Western State Hospital in Fort Supply.
Jane expressed much love towards her 24 grandkids, 16 great grandkids and one great great grandchild.
Jane was preceded in death by her parents, Lue Etta and Alvin Jones, her siblings Bea Conley, Temple Burwell, Mae Hudson, Bethel Salisbury, Mary Williams, Bud Jones, Lil sis and Lil brother; her husband Richard Hunter; two sons Richard Hunter Jr (Ricky) and Alvin Hunter (Rusty).
Those left to cherish her memories and celebrate her life are Alvita Lively of Nacogdoches, Texas; Betty and Elmer Winters of Fort Supply; daughters-in-law, Joyce Hunter of Fort Supply; Debbie Hunter of Woodward; grandchildren, family and friends.
Remembrances may be made at www.billingsfuneralhomewoodward.com
Published on March 9, 2016