Hester Nunley

Hester Nunley, 80, of Huntington, IN, died Friday, Feb. 19, 2010, at 1:24 p.m. at her home.

Mrs. Nunley was an employee of Utah American for 14 years and also worked for Broward County Schools in Florida. She was a member of Grand Street Baptist Church, Wabash.

She was born June 20, 1929, in Raceland, KY, to Ballard and Mary Jane Rowe Ward.

She married James S. Nunley on Jan. 22, 1946, in Paintsville, KY. He survives.

Additional survivors include two sons, Thomas Edward (Marie) Nunley, of Ossian, and Frank Nunley, of Huntington; two daughters, Diane (John) Wolski, of Syracuse, and Betty (Russell) Rulason, of Whittemore, MI; two daughters-in-law, Donna Jean Nunley and Sharon Rivers; 11 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and four great-great-grandchildren.

A funeral service was held Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2010, at Salamonie Freewill Baptist Church, Huntington, with Rev. John Denniston officiating. Burial was in Pilgrims Rest Cemetery, Huntington.

Pallbearers were Frank Nunley, Jimmy Nunley, Terry Nunley, Tony Nunley, Aaron Nunley and Billy Arquette.

Preferred memorials are to the Grand Street Baptist Church, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home. 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

Online condolences may be sent through www.mcelhaneyhartfuneralhome.com.