The Woodward News

Obituaries

July 31, 2012

Bonetta Hunter

Woodward, Okla. — Bonetta Hunter, 62 year old Woodward resident, died Saturday, July 28, 2012 in the Woodward Regional Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Thursday, August 2, 2012 at the Ft. Supply Baptist Church with the Reverend Bill Tindell and Gordon Lawson officiating. Interment will be in the Elmwood Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of the Billings Funeral Home.

Bonetta Mae (Gaston) Hunter was born on September 30, 1949 in Woodward, Oklahoma to Lacey Milford and Clara Elizabeth (Farleigh) Gaston. Bonetta attended Westwood Grade school then attended Woodward Junior High and graduated from Woodward High School in 1967. Following high school, she went to Woodward Beauty College and received her hairdresser license. On September 18, 1971, she was married to Clifford Leon Hunter in Woodward. To this happy union two children were born, Kevin and Leslie. She worked at Hunter Laundry then worked at Trego’s Western Wear and J. B.’s Grill. Bonetta began working for Wal Mart and worked there for fifteen years.

Bonetta loved to crochet, making baby blankets and afghans. Her children and family were her life and she will be missed by them very much. She also loved camping with her family.

She was a member of the Ft. Supply Baptist Church. Bonetta was also a member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the VFW.

Survivors include one son Kevin Ray Hunter and wife Betty Gene; one daughter, Leslie Rene Barnard and husband Brian S.; one brother, Milford John Gaston of Elk City; three sisters, Janet S. Janzen of Amarillo, Texas; Joyce and husband Henry Morgan of Woodward; Donetta and Jack Castle of Vici; four grandchildren, Zachery Hunter, Debbie Jones, Ana Barnard and Connor Barnard; other relatives and many dear friends.

She was preceded in death by grandparents, Joe and Goldie Gaston; John and Maude Farleigh; parents, Lacey M. And Clara E. Gaston; husband Clifford Leon Hunter on February 2, 2006, brothers-in-law, Cecil Spake, Harry Janzen, Terry Hunter, and her sister-in-law Juanita Gaston.

Memorials may be made to the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation, Heart Research with the funeral home accepting the contributions.

 

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