VIRGINIA JONES HUNTER, departed this life peacefully on Tuesday June 2, 2020 at her granddaughter’s home in Marrero La. She was 92 years old and was a native and lifelong resident of Buras La. She was a faithful and dedicated member of the First Mount Zion Baptist Church of Empire La. for over 65 years where she held many positions such as church secretary, church treasurer, president of the senior choir, president of the pastor’s aid committee, member of the board of trustees, Sunday school teacher and recording secretary of the mission department. She retired several years ago from the Plaquemines Parish Government.
Daughter of the late Joseph Jones Jr. and Augusta Pansy Jones. Wife of the late Henry ‘Happy’ Hunter. Beloved mother of Lucretia Hunter and the late Sandra A. Hunter. Devoted grandmother of Darra Wilson, Nicovie Duplessis and Nagara Duplessis. Great grandmother of Taivonnia (Todd) Robottom, Makenzie Thorne, Tacretia (Reggie) Okah, Taylenne Howard and Treyven Okah. Sister of the late Vivian Jones Williams and Warren Jones. Godmother of Traynella Robinson Griffin, Douglas Wells and Brenda Gulliory. She is also survived by a host of cousins, other relatives and devoted friends.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a graveside funeral service and entombment on Saturday June 13, 2020 at the First Mount Zion Memorial Park located at 32471 Hwy 23, Empire La. 70050 at 11A.M. Viewing will begin at 10:30A.M. Dr. Reginal H. Burl Sr., pastor of First Mount Zion Baptist Church of Empire will officiate.
Funeral planning entrusted to ROBINSON FAMILY FUNERAL HOME 9611 HWY 23, BELLE CHASSE LA. 70037 (504) 208-2119
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