NORMAN — Mary A. Hunter, 78, of Norman, passed away Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012, at Cedar Creek Living Center due to complications from lung cancer.
A memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at John Ireland Funeral Home in Moore.
Mary was born in 1934 in Pauls Valley to Paul and Hattie Palmertree and grew up in Wynnewood. Later, she lived in Norman with her husband, Don Hunter, and her three sons, David Courtney and Donald and Dennis Hunter. She also lived for several years in West Germany with her husband and two elder children as an Army family. Some of Mary’s favorite activities included playing bingo, shopping and selling at flea markets and singing karaoke. She was always the life of the party and made friends wherever she went.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Paul and Hattie Palmertree; her ex-husband, Don Hunter; and her son, David Courtney.
Survivors include her sons Donald Hunter of Norman and Dennis Hunter of New York City; sisters Nova Hornback of Moore, Jo Laughlin of Rush Springs and Beverly Hood of Norman; and many beloved cousins, nieces and nephews.
Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association (local office: 748-4674).
Services are under the direction of John M. Ireland Funeral Home in Moore.
Norman Transcript, Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013