Irene Hunt, 67 of Leland, NC went to be with the Lord on January 16, 2012. After a courageous battle Irene passed away peacefully at NHRMC during open heart surgery.
Irene was born on September 28, 1944 in Robeson County, NC to the late James and Almeania Hunt. She is survived by her devoted and loving husband, Adnell Hunt.
She was loved by her children Brenda Johnson(Bobby), Beulah Tyndall(Percy), Lisa Robbins(Kenneth), Junior Hunt(fiancée Becky Pauley), and the late Donald Carter.
Irene will forever be remembered by her devoted sister Delaine Strickland(Leverene), caring brothers Mitchell Ivey, Bobby Strickland, Valdawson Strickland, Charlie Ray Hunt (Annette), Vernon Ivey, Jackie Strickland (Darlene), and the late Osrow Ivey. Irene treasured the time she spent with her grandchildren PJ Tyndall, Brittany Jones(Brooks), Bianca Robbins(fiancé Cruz Edge), Robbie Johnson, Chase Johnson, Brittany Jones, Karlie Brown, Kaitlyn Bledsoe, Donald Carter Jr., Michael Carter, Traci Carter, and Lisa Carter. She loved her great grandchildren Darian Edge, Cheyenne Jones, Eric Hoyle, Erianna Hoyle, Emily Hoyle, Maliya Carter, Ayva’h Shaw and the late Treyvon Edge. Along with countless friends and family who were blessed to know her. PallBearers: Cruz Edge, Stephen Lanier, Frankie Britt, Curtis(Cornbread) Patrick, Bobby Benson, and Floyd Ray West
The family will see friends from 7 to 9 pm Thursday, January 19, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel.
Funeral services will be 2 pm Friday, January 20, 2012 at Wilmington Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Oleander Memorial Gardens.
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Wilmington Funeral and Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC 28403 910.791.9099