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Emma Jean (Brown) Hunter

March 8, 1938 ~ June 23, 2019 (age 81)

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Emma Jean Hunter of Hampton, VA, went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, June 23, 2019, at her home.  A native of Yancey County, she was a daughter of the late Thurman and Eva Brown.  She was also preceded in death by brothers:  Than and Dean Brown; sisters:  Lois Roland and Louise Hughes; and, a grandson:  Darrell Hunter, Jr.

Surviving are her husband of 63 years:  Clarence Hunter; 4 sons:  Darrell Hunter and wife, Sally, Alan Hunter, Tom Hunter and wife, Tonya, and Jeff Hunter and wife, Lisa; brothers:  Benny and Billy Joe Brown; sisters:  Grace Hensley and Eloise Hensley; grandchildren:  Eric, Adrian, Luke and Andrea Carothers, Megan Behrns, Austin, Katelyn and Ben; great grandchildren, including Courtney, whom she raised as a daughter; and a host of in-laws, nieces and nephews, all of whom she loved dearly.

A viewing will be held from 9 until 11:30AM Sunday, June 30, 2019, at Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home.  A graveside service will be held at 12:30 PM Sunday in the Hunter Cemetery located at 2482 Coxes Creek Road, Burnsville.

Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home is assisting the Hunter family.

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June 30, 2019

9:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Holcombe Brothers Funeral Home
501 East Main Street
Burnsville, NC 28714

Graveside Service
June 30, 2019

12:30 PM
Hunter Cemetery
2482 Coxes Creek Road
Burnsville, NC 28714

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