Eleanor Inez Simpson Hunt of Atlanta, GA, passed away Monday, September 6, 2021 at Brighton Gardens Senior Living in Atlanta at the age of 97. Born in Greensboro, GA on January 10, 1924, Inez was the daughter of the late William Archibald Simpson and Mary Emaline Carter Simpson. In 1942 she graduated from Greensboro High School, and then went on to graduate from Bob Jones University. Inez also received a degree from Faith Seminary in Philadelphia, PA where she met her future husband, John Kilburn Hunt. They were married on May 27th, 1955. She and John dedicated their lives to serve Christ as missionaries for many years… serving in South Korea from 1958 to 1980, Australia from 1982 to 1990, and India for 6 months from 1997 to 1998. She and John then retired to Covington, Georgia where she was able to spend time on her love of gardening. She later moved to Atlanta in 2009. She was a very faithful member of Westminster Presbyterian Church for years. Inez also proudly served during World War II in the United States Army in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC).
In addition to her parents, William and Mary Simpson and her step-mother, Annabell P. Simpson, she was preceded in death by her son, John Stephen Hunt; three sisters, Shirley Finch, Mary Corry, and Louise Berrong; three brothers, James Simpson, Archie Simpson, and Robert Simpson. She is survived by her husband, John Kilburn Hunt of Atlanta, GA; her daughter, Collyn Gomez (Don) of Atlanta, GA; brother, Alex Simpson of Greensboro, GA; five grandchildren... Morgan, Aaron, Abby, Ellie, and Matthew; many nieces, nephews, and very good friends.
A memorial service will be held at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Atlanta on Friday, September 10, 2021 at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. Aaron Messner officiating, and a graveside service will be later that day at 3:30 p.m. at Bethany Presbyterian Church Cemetery, 3051 Bethany Church Road, Greensboro, GA 30642 with Rev. Reggie Haslett officiating. The family requests that any memorials be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1438 Sheridan Rd, NE, Atlanta, GA 30324. 404-636-1496. McCommons Funeral Home, 109 W. Broad St., Greensboro, GA, (706) 453-2626, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.mccommonsfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.
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