Funeral services for Judy Hunt, 68, of Joy, will be Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Joy, with Pastor Seth Bowker, officiating. Burial will be in Peniel Cemetery. Visitation was Tuesday from 5-8 p.m at Speer Funeral Home, Aledo. Memorials may be made to the Judy Hunt Memorial Fund. In honor of Judy's life, an additional celebration will be held on Sunday at 10 a.m. during regular services at First Baptist Church of Joy with Pastor John Mattingly as co-celebrant.
Judy died on Sunday, October 14, 2012 at her home with her family at her side.
Judy was born on January 3, 1944 in Hastings, Nebraska to Joseph & Thelma (Wickey) Munson, Sr. She married Larry Joseph Hunt on Oct. 13, 1963. He preceded her in death on Dec. 30, 1991.
Judy loved and devoted her time to her family and her kids on the school bus. She drove school bus for both the Westmer and Mercer County School Districts. She enjoyed caring for her five pet birds and especially sitting down to meals with family and friends.
Those left to cherish Judy's memory include her children: Josie (Buck) Monson, Jolene (Paul) Hampton and Joe (Diana) Hunt all of Joy; six grandchildren: Chris Monson and Lindsey Percy; Sara Monson and Jon Barnhouse; Shannon and Nikole Lenz; Sierra and Cristiana Hunt; three great-grandchildren: Daisy Barnhouse, Kegin Monson and Bree Johnson; Brothers: Joe (Norma) Munson, Jr. of Coyne Center; Bud (Sandra) Munson and Evelyn Munson all of Keithsburg; Sisters: Zona Davison of Marion, Iowa; Pat (Lonnie) Peterson of Joy; Dorothy Dixon of Aledo and Cookie (Jerry) Olson of Joy. Also surviving are many nieces and nephews. Judy was preceded in death by her parents; husband; brother, Charles "Chub" Munson; sister, Thelma (Sylvester) Burton; Brother-in-law, George Davison and a nephew, Jerry Olson, Jr.
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