|Birth: ||Feb. 24, 1921|
|Death: ||Jun. 24, 2010|
New Kent County
NEW KENT - Shirley Hunter Breighner, 89, died June 24, 2010. She suffered from heart failure and dementia. Shirley was born in Sioux City, Iowa
She was preceded in death by her parents, Vivian Margaret Harvey and Vivan Alba Harvey; her first husband, William W. Hunter; her second husband, Jesse V. Breighner; and her fiancE, Richard Broad Jr.
Shirley lived and worked in the Hampton and Newport News areas since 1956. She was very active in the Officer Wives' Club and the Langley Hospital volunteers. Before moving to Virginia, Shirley was stationed with her first husband, William W. Hunter, in many localities around the world.
She is survived by her brother, Vivan Jim Harvey; her daughter and son-in-law, Sherry and Steve Russell; a granddaughter and her husband, Kathleen and James Roberts; and great-grandson, David C. Roberts. She also leaves behind a loving niece, Carol Ledbetter; nephews, Vivan Jim Harvey II and Glenn W. Harvey; step-daughters, Shelley Anderson and Jane Blackmon; the sons and daughters of her former fiancE, Jennifer Harvey, Deborah Mae Broad, Richard Broad II, David Broad, Janis Huckabee; and a legion of friends.
A wake celebrating Shirley's life will be held in Hampton, Va., at a date to be announced later. She will be interred with her first husband, in Arlington National Cemetery, preceded by a graveside service.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to any charity of your choice.
Jesse Vann Breighner (1917 - 2001)*
William Woodrow Hunter (1919 - 1986)*
Arlington National Cemetery
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Originally Created by: Steve Centner
Record added: Jun 28, 2010
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