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Ruth Mae Royal Hunt
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Birth: Nov. 12, 1901
Death: Jan. 21, 1975

The Wellington Leader January 30, 1975

Mrs. G. Hunt Dies January 21 At Dodson Home

Mrs. Gilbert Hunt, who has been active in Dodson community affairs for many years, died unexpectedly at her home Tuesday night, January 21.

She had lived in that area since she was a young girl. Mrs. Hunt was a member of the Dodson Church of Christ and Home Demonstration Club, but her interest and work over many years included other community activities, the school, as well as her wide circle of friends.

The former Ruth Royal, she was born November 12, 1901. in Montague County, daughter of the late Sam N. and Nora Britton Royal. She lived there until coming to Collingsworth County. She was married to Mr. Hunt June 28, 1919, in Wellington.

Funeral services were conducted Friday, January 24, at 3:00 p.m. in the Dodson Church of Christ, with Min. Truman Teel officiating. Burial was in the Dodson Cemetery under the direction of Kelso Funeral Home, Pall bearers were grandsons.

Survivors include four sons, Howard Hunt of Dodson, Vance Hunt of New Hartford, New York, Dale Hunt of Dallas and Kenneth Hunt of Grand Prairie; two daughers, Mrs. Erma Lee Duckworth of Lockney and Mrs, Marilyn Carton of Lone Wolf; a brother, Burley Royal of Hollis; and a sister, Mrs. Annie Lee Kellison of Lockney; 17 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. Her husband preceded her in death April 9, 1965, and her oldest son, Lt. Elba Hunt, was killed in action in 1945, while serving in World War 11.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Samuel Newton Royal (1864 - 1939)
  Nora Grant Britton Royal (1867 - 1937)
 
 Spouse:
  Gilbert Edwin Hunt (1898 - 1965)
 
 Children:
  Elba Glendon Hunt (1920 - 1945)*
  Howard Adams Hunt (1922 - 1997)*
  Erma Lee Hunt Duckworth (1926 - 2005)*
  Newell Vance Hunt (1931 - 2007)*
  Billy Dale Hunt (1932 - 1982)*
  Kenneth Dean Hunt (1942 - 2004)*
 
 Siblings:
  Bessie Royal Hardy (1886 - 1970)*
  Burley Ray Royal (1888 - 1979)*
  Mabel Royal Perkins (1896 - 1971)*
  George Otis Royal (1899 - 1955)*
  Ruth Mae Royal Hunt (1901 - 1975)
  Annie Lee Royal Kellison (1906 - 1990)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Dodson Cemetery
Dodson
Collingsworth County
Texas, USA
Plot: New Section Row 5 Plot 38
 
Created by: ATK
Record added: Mar 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 49117465
Ruth Mae <i>Royal</i> Hunt
Added by: Diane Johnson
 
Ruth Mae <i>Royal</i> Hunt
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Added by: Rita Collvins Mayfield
 
 
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- Dodson Cemetery Association
 Added: Dec. 26, 2012
 
 
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