The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 27, 2013

Ernalea Hunter

Published 1-27-13


Enid News and Eagle

TULSA — Ernalea Hunter, 66, of Tulsa (formerly of Enid), passed away Sunday, January 6, 2013, at St. John’s Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.  

Ernalea was born May 26, 1946, in Altus, Oklahoma, to Edgar Lee Adams and Sarah Merle (Tyler) Adams. She was the adored mother to three daughters and one son, Wendy Leigh Hunter of Tulsa, Oklahoma, April Rains (Glenn) King of Cantoment, Florida, Gina Rains (Robert) Adams of Tulsa, Oklahoma, and Monte Edward (Chelsea) Hunter of Enid, Oklahoma; one brother, Jerry Adams of Tucson, Arizona; four grandchildren, Ashley Hunter of Tulsa, Oklahoma, Braden Rains of Enid, Oklahoma, Ayrton and Adrianna Adams of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and two great-grandchildren, Anthony Cross and Taven Rains of Enid, Oklahoma.

The family will have a come-and-go memorial service 1-5 p.m. February 2, 2013, at Gaslight Theater in Enid, Oklahoma.

Ernalea’s funeral will be in Tulsa in the spring at Ninde Funeral Home, Brookside, Tulsa, Oklahoma.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Edgar and Sarah, and three sisters, Nelda Shaw, Nadine McEntire and Jan Jones.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorial contributions be made in her honor to charity of choice.

(Submitted by family)