Terry Lynn Hunt

June 4, 1943 - November 19, 2011
Terry Lynn Hunt

Terry Lynn Hunt, of Sunset Beach, North Carolina, passed away at home surrounded by family on Saturday, November 19th. She was 68 years old.

She was born to the late Harry and Lee Harles, June 4th, 1943 in Florence, SC. Terry graduated from Rocky Mount High School in 1961, and attended Peace College. She married James Hunt in 1970 in Denver Colorado. They settled down in Holland, PA. in 1979 before relocating to Sunset Beach in 2005.

Terry Lynn was a flight attendant for United Airlines until 1972. After she married and had a family, she started her second career as a school librarian for the Council Rock School district in Newtown, PA. Upon retirement in 2005, she remained active by volunteering at the Coastal Carolina museum, was on the board at Hickman’s Crossroads Library, was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and Girls Raised In The South.

Terry Lynn is survived by her husband, James Hunt also of Sunset Beach, three children and one step-daughter: Andrew Hunt, stationed in Honolulu; Rachel Riley, of Elkins Park, PA; Jason Hunt of Ft Myers, FL; and Leslie Gunderson of Ft. Myers FL. She also is survived by two brothers Charles Harles of Raleigh, Harry Harles of Washington D.C, her sister Regina Haggerty of Norfolk VA, and five grandchildren.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am , Friday, November 25, 2011 at St Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 801 11th Ave. N., in North Myrtle Beach, SC. The family will be receiving guests in their home following the service.

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  • July 09, 2012
    Andrew says:
    Miss you mom.

  • November 22, 2011
    Beth Auwarter says:
    My thoughts and prayers are with all friends and family of this special lady. We worked together in the library at Wrightstown Elementary School where she was loved by students and staff.

  • November 21, 2011
    Bonnie Gold says:
    What a special lady! May Terry rest in peace...amen! She fought the battle and she fought it with dignity and grace. Our deepest sympathy, Bonnie & Mark

  • November 23, 2011
    Corey & Marie (Sides) Axler says:
    I'm very sorry to hear of the passing of Mrs. Hunt. She was always such a wonderful, perfect southern lady. What a beautful person. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family.

  • November 23, 2011
    Kathy and Dale LaPorte says:
    Our thoughts and prayers are with Jim and his family during these very difficult times.