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Jill Hunter

d. September 4, 2020

Jill Freeland Hunter, 70, of Newberry, died Thursday, September 3, 2020 at Prisma Health Heart Hospital.

Born on October 22, 1949 in Elgin, IL, she was a daughter of the late Bayne Earle and Iowa Jean Huber Freeland. She was a graduate of the Greenville Memorial Hospital School of Nursing and was a retired Registered Nurse. She worked for many years at the State Hospital, Whitten Center , J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home, White Oak Manor, and Newberry County Memorial Hospital. She was a member of First Baptist Church. Jill's world revolved around her family. She loved taking trips to the mountains and was known for her fantastic sense of humor.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Ronney Calhoun Hunter; sons, Christopher Aaron (Beth) Hunter of Lexington, Matthew Neal Hunter of Alexandria, VA, and Jefferey Calhoun Hunter; a daughter, Janelle Elizabeth Beamer of Elgin; a sister, Bayneeta Jean Freeland of Woodridge, IL; brothers, George Earle (Janet) Freeland of Metairie, LA and Douglas Scott (Debbie) Freeland of Prattville, AL; grandsons, Mason Calhoun Hunter and Alexander Calhoun Hunter; nieces and nephews, Melissa Sue Hicks, Heather and Dax Barrett, Benjamin Freeland, and John (Cyndee) Freeland; great-nieces and nephews, Cole, Braeden, and Maysen Barrett and Ella, Michael, and Jason Freeland.

Graveside services will be conducted at 10:30 AM, Wednesday, September 9, 2020 in Newberry Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Dr. Kenneth W. Harmon. The family will receive friends following the service at the graveside. Memorials may be made to St. Judes Childrens Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105-3678. Friends are welcome to come by the funeral home to sign the guest register and pay their respects on Tuesday from 9:00am until 5:00 pm .


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