Margaret Juanita Hunt, of Cullman, Alabama, passed away on November 28, 2022, at the age of 93. Ms. Hunt was born in Akron, Ohio, on January 5, 1929, to Eddie Sylvester and Mary Bell Cass Patterson.
Ms. Hunt was a member of Mt. Vernon Primitive Baptist Church. Ms. Hunt was accomplished in many areas. Juanita worked in various department stores, dress shops, and as a florist. She was also a Mary Kay Representative and took care of preschool children for several years. Juanita loved roses and was a member of the American Rose Society. She was also a member of the Holly Pond Homemakers Club. She enjoyed crafting and was very creative. Juanita’s many skills brought her happiness, but her joy came in her family. She was a devoted wife and mother, and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren were what made her happiest in her life. She loved her family passionately, as they did her, and she will be greatly missed by those she held so dear.
Ms. Hunt is preceded in death by her beloved husband of many years, Owen Hunt; her parents; and her sister, Imogene McIntosh.
She is survived by a son, Stuart Hunt; daughters, Beth Stricklin and Kenda Nance; brother, Martin Patterson; grandchildren, Ian Nance, Collin Stricklin, Erin Stricklin, BeTonya O’Malley, Alex Hunt; and great-grandchildren, Heidi Nance, Owen Nance, and Mabel O’Malley.
Funeral services for Ms. Hunt are 2 p.m., Thursday, December 1, 2022, in the Holly Pond Funeral Home chapel with Elder Heath Williams and Elder Victor Quick officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Vernon Cemetery where Brent Patterson, Alex Hunt, Ian Nance, and Mark McWhorter will serve as pallbearers. Friends are invited to visit with the family on Thursday, at the funeral home, from 12:30 p.m., until services begin at 2 p.m.
Ms. Hunt was fond of flowers, but in the event you prefer to make a donation in her memory, please consider a donation to the American Cancer Society.
Holly Pond Funeral Home is honored to serve the Hunt family.