Betty R. (Wright) Hunt, 86, of Lebanon, formerly of Kokomo, passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013, at Parkwood Health Care Center, Lebanon.
She was born in Kokomo on Dec. 8, 1925, to the now late Dewey G. and Lela (Stewart) Wright. She was educated at the Indiana School for the Blind until her marriage to William W. Hunt on March 15, 1946. William preceded her in death on Nov. 2, 2012.
Betty loved music and started playing violin in high school, a talent she used throughout her life. Her greatest joy was raising her children, spending time with five grandchildren, worshiping and singing with friends. She was a dedicated Jehovah Witness for 46 years.
Surviving are two daughters, Cathy (Mark) Fachini of Lebanon, and Lori (Randall) Brooker of Indianapolis; two sons, Michael (Beverly) Hunt of Battle Creek, Mich., and Wesley (Kathy) Hunt of Warsaw; two brothers, Richard (Deloris) Wright of Daggett, Mich., and Larry Wright. Also surviving are five grandchildren.
Betty was preceded in death by her parents; husband, William Hunt; sister, Isabelle Dodrill; brother, Dewey Wright; and stepmother, Frances Wright.
Betty’s family would like to give a special thank you to Parkwood Health Care Center and People First Hospice for the excellent care Betty received.
Visitation is 1 to 2 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19, at the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness, 2317 Zartman Road, Kokomo. A memorial service for Betty will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday at Kingdom Hall. At a later date, Betty’s remains will be privately laid to rest in Crown Point Cemetery, Kokomo, along with her husband William’s.
Online condolences may be made at www.ellersmortuary.com.
Ellers Mortuary Webster Street Chapel, 3400 S. Webster St., Kokomo, assisted the family with arrangements.