Jo Ernestine “Ernie” Hunter, 90, of Amarillo, TX died Saturday, April 15, 2023.
Ernie’s Going Home Celebration will be at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 19, 2023, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel. She requested that everyone wear bright colors to her celebration. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Ernie was born May 7, 1932, in Washburn, TX to Henry Allen Gilbert and Tommie Juanita Wilmoth Gilbert. She attended Draughon’s Business School following graduation from Claude High School. She married Jack Hunter on December 24, 1949, at Polk Street United Methodist Church. She later became a member of Tascosa Road Fellowship.
Ernie’s greatest joy was her family, from sons to great-great-grandchildren, she loved and enjoyed them all. She loved to travel with Hawaii being one of her favorite destinations.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; and her brother, Bernard Gilbert.
Survivors include her sons, Ron Hunter and wife Kathy, Roger Hunter and wife Debra, Walt Hunter, and Clay Hunter, all of Amarillo, TX; a sister, Marjourie Fedric, of Lubbock, TX; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren.