Daisy Broadhurst Hunt of Oxford passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, at the age of 92.
Mrs. Hunt was born in Athens-Clarke County, Georgia, on June 10, 1927, to George Marion and Kathleen (Drake) Broadhurst. She was an active and faithful member of the First Baptist Church of Covington, where she sang in both the sanctuary and Heaven Heirs choirs and was a member of the Joy Bearers Sunday school class for many years. In addition, she was also a member of the American Association of Retired Persons and the National Association of Retired Federal Employees - William O. Craig Chapter 1829.
Mrs. Hunt graduated from Athens High School and went on to receive a Bachelor of Science in home economics from the University of Georgia in 1948. She did advanced study at Iowa State College.
Mrs. Hunt taught early childhood education at Berry College from 1950-1955, as well as elementary students in Newton County schools before retiring in 1982.
In 1950, Mrs. Hunt married Edward Hatcher Hunt of Harlem, Georgia, and together they had two daughters, Susan and Jane, and a son, John. She was preceded in death by her husband, Edward H. Hunt, and her brother, George Marion Broadhurst Jr.
Survivors include her daughters and sons-in-law, Susan and the Rev. David Nelson and Jane and the Rev. Donnie Compton; son and daughter-in-law, John and Teresa Hunt; grandchildren, Lauren Martin, Will Compton, Kayla Walters, Lindsey Cram, Tiffany Hartz, Brittain Hunt, Bradley Rogers and Amanda Rogers; great-grandchildren, Zane Martin, Braxten Martin, Dawson Walters, Liam Compton, Adeline Jane Walters, Cheyenne Rahl, Christopher Rahl and Adden Rahl; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Mrs. Hunt will begin at 3 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 7, in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church, 1139 Usher St. NW, in Covington, with the Rev. Len Strozier officiating. Interment will be held privately at Lawnwood Memorial Park. Friends may visit with the family at the church, prior to her service, from 2-3 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to First Baptist Church of Covington, Attention: Music Ministry.