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Elizabeth Ellene Walker Hunt

January 31, 2020 - 06:00
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Dec. 27, 1922 – Jan. 25, 2020

  • Elizabeth Ellene Walker Hunt

Elizabeth Ellene Walker Hunt of Greensboro, died Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020 at the age of 97.

Funeral Services were held on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2020 at Walker United Methodist Church, 2730 Walker Church Road, Greensboro. Rev. John Pike and Rev. Tracy Miller officiated. Interment followed at Greenview Cemetery, Memorial Drive, Greensboro. Serving as pallbearers were her grandchildren and great grandchildren: T. J. Hunt, Justin Hunt, Kyle Vandiver, Ryan Vandiver, John Mark Hunt and John Hunt.

A lifelong resident of Greene County she was born on Dec. 27, 1922 to the late Edwin Turner Walker, Jr. and Ethel Ellenberg Walker. Ellene graduated from Greensboro High School in 1940 and after high school married Thad Lafayette Hunt. She was a member of Walker United Methodist Church, but more recently attended the New Covenant Church of God in Greensboro. She enjoyed being a homemaker, cooking and helping her family. She derived much pleasure in taking care of her grandchildren, great grandchildren and great, great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lt. Col. Thad Lafayette Hunt; her son, Larry Hunt; three brothers, Samuel Richard Walker, Edwin G. Walker and Franklin Deleon Walker; and two sisters, Mary Edna Walker and Faye Walker Travis.

Survivors include her three sons, Wendell Hunt of Greensboro, GA, Thad “Chuck” Hunt, Jr. (Gloria) of Ringgold, GA and Mark Hunt (Diane) of Cornville, AZ; grandchildren, Wendi May, Julie Vandiver, Kim Hunt, Amy Stewart, Karri Godbee, Ashley Snapp, John Hunt, T. J. Hunt, Justin Hunt, Jill Hunt, Amber Hunt and John Mark Hunt; numerous great and great, great grandchildren; sisters, Hilda Epstein of Atlanta, Doris Kenny and husband Joe of Augusta and Betty Kelly of Greensboro; and a number of nieces and nephews.

McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, was in charge of arrangements. Visit us at to sign the online guest register.