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Murphy Hunter

August 24,1923 – July 07,2012

Obituary for Murphy Hunter

Mr. E. Murphy Hunter, age 88, of Douglasville, Georgia passed away Saturday, July 7, 2012. A native of Douglas County, Georgia, he was born August 24, 1923 the son of the late C. Ray Hunter and the late Mattie Ioma Camp Hunter. He served in the United States Army as a Staff Sergeant during World War II. Mr. Hunter retired from Sears and he was a member of Beulah Baptist Church in Douglasville. He was a member of the Douglasville Masonic Lodge #289 F&AM and the Sweetwater Shrine Club. He served on the Board of Credentials and Elections at GreyStone Power Corporation. In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his wife of 60 years, Elizabeth Orr Hunter; and son, Robert Murphy Hunter. He is survived by his son and daughter-in-law, Richard and Theresa Hunter of Douglasville; sister, Irene Meadows of Paulding County, GA; brother and sister-in-law, Dewey and Mary Alice Hunter of Cobb County, GA; six grandchildren, Robby and Leigh Ann Hunter, Stephen and Jessica Hunter, Robert Taylor, Tracy Smith, Tammy Crowder, and Joe Majors; 18 great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends at Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Douglas Chapel, Monday, July 9, 2012 from 2:00 PM until 4:00 PM and from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM. Funeral Services will be conducted Tuesday, July 10, 2012 at 2:00 PM from the Chapel of Jones-Wynn Funeral Home with Dr. Danny Watters and Rev. Darrell Hunter officiating. Interment will follow at Sweetwater Baptist Church Cemetery with military honors provided by the United States Army National Guard. The following will serve as pallbearers: Robby Hunter, Stephen Hunter, Joe Miller, Phil Alvers, Charles Wellum, Doug Wortham, and Dan Meadows. Messages of condolences may be sent to the family at www.jones-wynn.com. Jones-Wynn Funeral Home, Inc., Cremation Service and Memorial Gardens of Douglasville, in charge of arrangements. 770-942-2311

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