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Thursday, June 3, 2004

Frances Hunter, 82, of Brazil, died Wednesday, June 2, 2004, at 3:40 a.m. in Royal Oaks Healthcare Facility.

Born Nov. 6, 1921, in Terre Haute, she was the daughter of Noble Rex Fox and Frances McKinley Pittman Fox.

She graduated from Glenn High School and married Melvin Hunter.

He preceded her in death on Sept. 19, 1996.

She had been employed at Continental Carnavar, Arketex and Eastern trucking as a traffic manager. She last worked at the Indiana State University Book Store.

She had resided at Bethesda Gardens for the last two years and had a host of caregivers who she adored. She also loved cats and collectibles.

Survivors include her brother and his wife, Charles R. and Maryella Fox of Terre Haute; a niece, Beverly L. Fox of Roswell, Ga.; a nephew, Charles E. Fox of Terre Haute; a great-niece, Beth Ventura and husband, Craig Hall, of Atlanta, Ga.; a great-nephew, Ropbert Dant, of Roswell; a cousin, Jane Volz, of Bloomington, Ind.; and special friends Marcella Owen and Martha Fox.

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

Services will be Friday at 1 p.m. at French Funeral Home with Brother Greg Comp officiating. Burial will follow in Clearview Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.

The family requests that memorial contributions be directed to the Clay County Humane Shelter. Envelopes will be available at the funeral home.