Doris Iona Hunter
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Doris Iona Hunter

December 19, 1924 - July 16, 2009

Doris Iona Hunter

December 19, 1924 - July 16, 2009

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Obituary for Doris Iona Hunter

RICH VALLEY, VIRGINIA: DORIS RAY HUNTER, age 84 died Thursday, July 16, 2009 at Smyth County Community Hospital in Marion, Virginia. Mrs. Hunter was preceded in death by her parents, Morgan & Beatrice Ray, and her husband Bill Hunter. Mrs. Hunter was visiting & had been the caregiver for her daughter in Rich Valley who was undergoing chemotherapy. Doris was a very active member of the First United Methodist Church in Huntsville, Alabama. She was also very active in the Democratic Party & was named Outstanding Democrat of the Madison County Womens Democratic Executive Committee in 2007. She was the first employee of the Alabama Space & Rocket Center. After 35 years of service, she retired as the Head Archivist of the Werner Von Braun Collection of the Alabama Space & Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama. She was a wonderful, loving wife, mother & grandmother. She is survived by two daughters, Phyllis Sisco Brown of Huntsville, Alabama, Lynda Hays & husband Calvin of Rich Valley, Virginia. Four grandchildren, Steven Alexander, Kurtis Van Sant, Phillip Frady & wife Annette & Michael DuVall. Four great grandchildren, Rio Ward, Dante DuVall, Felicia Frady & Jessica Frady. Three sisters, Irene Asakawa of Gresham, Oregon, Katy Tondu of Houston, Texas & Marie Anderson of Lynchburg, Tennessee. She is also survived by many nieces, nephews & beloved friends. Funeral Services will be held Friday, July 17, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. in the Seaver-Brown Funeral Chapel with Reverend Neville Mozingo officiating. The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. Mrs. Hunters burial will be in Huntsville, Alabama. Expressions of sympathy may be made at www.seaverbrown.com. Seaver-Brown Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the Hunter family.

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