The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

January 18, 2011

Wilma Sue Hays Hunt

Published 1-19-11


Enid News and Eagle

ENID — Funeral service for Wilma Sue Hays Hunt, 71-year-old Enid resident, will be 2 p.m. today, Jan. 19, 2011, at Henninger-Hinson Funeral Home Chapel. Jim Thorpe will officiate. Burial will follow in Memorial Park Cemetery.

Wilma was born to Cecil Forest and Velma Wynona Marvel Hays on Dec. 24, 1939, in Albany, Mo. She moved with her family to Oklahoma in June 1940.

In Guymon, on June 30, 1957, she married Elmer Mack Hunt. This union was blessed by three children: Sherry, Bradley and Connie. These children blessed her with six grandchildren: Jeremy and Justin Wendt, Adam and Marie Hunt and Amanda and Benjamin Vasseur. Family was very precious to her and she enjoyed watching as they participated in church, civic, sports and school activities.

Sue attended Guymon Public Schools for 11 years and graduated from Enid Public Schools in 1958. She earned college credit in library science and worked in the Drummond School Library for eight years. She was recognized by the Modern Woodman for her community service in 1997 and was made an Honorary Citizen of Crestview, Fla., in 1999.

Sue was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Daughters of the American Revolution and a Charter member of their Cameo Society, the Colonial Dames XVII (17th) Century, United States Daughters 1812, Colonial Daughters of the Seventeenth Century, New England Women Oklahoma Colony, Daughter of the Colonial Wars in the State of Oklahoma, the Continental Society Daughters of Indian Wars, a lifetime member of the Drummond Historical Society, First Families of the Twin Territories, The Jamestowne Society Oklahoma Company, Magna Charta Dames, Americans of Royal Descent, Order of the Crown, Daughters of the Founders and Patriots, and the Plantagent Society.

She is survived by her children; grandchildren; two brothers, Bob and Leslie Hays of Guymon; one sister, Doris Randles of Enid; as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Elmer.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Circle of Love through the funeral Home.

Condolences may be made to the family online at www.enidwecare.com.

(Submitted by family)