Ethel S. Hunter, 82

December 30, 2008

OCT. 31, 1926-DEC. 26, 2008

HARPERS FERRY, W.Va. - Ethel Smith Hunter, 82, of Harpers Ferry, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2008, at Jefferson Memorial Hospital in Ranson, W.Va.

Born Oct. 31, 1926, in Los Angeles, Calif., she was the daughter of the late Leroy Thomas and Ethel Starr Thomas.

She retired as a medical transcriber with various doctors offices and hospitals.

She was of the Baptist faith.

She is survived by one daughter, Carol Smith of Harpers Ferry, W.Va.; one son, Wayne Smith of Ashburn, Va.; four sisters; three brothers; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.


A memorial service will be Saturday at 2 p.m. at Charles Town Baptist Church, 203 E. Congress St. in Charles Town, W.Va. Wyman Hall will officiate. Burial will be private.

There will be no visitation.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to The Salvation Army, 505 Virginia Ave., Martinsburg, WV 25401.

Arrangements are by Melvin T. Strider Colonial Funeral Home in Charles Town.

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