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Meta Vanieta (Walther) Hunt

September 1, 1926 ~ May 8, 2018 (age 91)

Meta Vanieta Hunt, 91, of Jackson, passed away Tuesday, May 08, 2018 at the Monticello House in Jackson.

She was born September 1, 1926 at Pocahontas, the daughter of Ernst and Anna Dreyer Walther. Meta married Harold Hunt December 25, 1948 at Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas. He preceded her in death October 15, 1996 after 47 years of marriage.

Meta was a lifelong member of Zion Lutheran Church and was active with the Ladies Aid and volunteered with numerous other activities at the church. She enjoyed quilting, cooking, gardening, canning, weekly card games and her bible study group.

Loving survivors include two sons, Dennis (Linda) Hunt of Woodbine, Maryland and their children, Andrew (Leslie) Hunt and Emily (Michael) Preissner; David (the late Lisa) Hunt of Jackson and their children Lauryn (Tyler) Collins and Logan (Joseph Wilson) Hunt; three great grandchildren, Joseph Lorn Wilson, Lily Christine Collins, and Olivia Jane Preissner.

Also surviving are two sisters, Nelda McMurtry and Irene Hurst; and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son Dale Hunt, daughter-in-law Lisa Hunt, and seven siblings, Albert, Gilbert, Hilda, Bertha, Corine, Bernice, and Helen.

Visitation will be Friday, May 11th from 4-8 pm at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson and Saturday, May 12th, from 10 am until service time at Zion Lutheran Church in Pocahontas.

Funeral service will be Saturday at 11 am at the church with Rev. Virgil Kelm officiating.

Interment will follow in the Church Cemetery.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Zion Lutheran Church.


Donations may be made to:

Zion Lutheran Church - Pocahontas
264 Pocahontas Main St, Jackson MO 63755
Tel: 1-573-833-6055

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