Myrtle “Billie” <I>LaCount</I> Hunter

Myrtle “Billie” LaCount Hunter

Birth
Eureka, Humboldt County, California, USA
Death 12 Jan 1992 (aged 81)
Humboldt County, California, USA
Burial Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, Specifically: Scattered at sea aboard the Madaket
Memorial ID 154531604 · View Source
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Myrtle "Billie" LaCount Hunter died Jan. 12, 1992, in Eureka at age 81. She was a native and resident of Eureka.
Billie was a legal secretary for many years in the law office of Thomas Fraser. In later years she became an accomplished artist, winning awards locally and in the Bay Area. She loved the outdoors and was an avid fisherwoman.
She is survived by her first husband, Thomas Fraser of Eureka; her daughter and son-in-law Karen Fraser Sullivan and John Pound of Eureka; her brother and sister-in-law, Scotty and Dorothy LaCount of Eureka; her sisters and a brother-in-law, Dorothy Peters of McKinleyville, Hazel Ervine of Napa, Helen and Richard Walsh of Eureka and Fern Carr of Arizona. She is also survived by her grandchildren, James Sullivan and G. Todd Sullivan; numerous nieces and nephews; and many friends.
She was preceded in death by her second husband, Harold Hunter; two brothers, Ira LaCount and George LaCount; three sisters, Pearl Swan, Lottie Story and Rhea Jones.
Friends are invited to attend memorial services Wednesday, Jan. 15, 1992, at 11:30 a.m. at Pierce Chapel, Eureka, with the Rev. Ruth E. Wiegers officiating. Private family services are with scattering of ashes at sea aboard the Madaket.
Arrangements are under the direction of Pierce Mortuary Chapels Inc./Pierce Chapel, Eureka.
Memorial contributions may be made to Humboldt Arts Council, 422 First St., Eureka 95501; the American Cancer society, 2942 F St., Eureka 95501; or Humboldt Bay Maritime Museum Inc., 1410 Second St., Eureka 95501.



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  • Created by: Diana Stockwell
  • Added: 2 Nov 2015
  • Find A Grave Memorial 154531604
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Myrtle “Billie” LaCount Hunter (21 Nov 1910–12 Jan 1992), Find A Grave Memorial no. 154531604, ; Maintained by Diana Stockwell (contributor 48874867) Cremated, Ashes scattered at sea, who reports a Scattered at sea aboard the Madaket.