June Carolyn Hunter

June 12, 2018
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The moment has come when the Horton Family must pause and inform all that Ms. June Carolyn Hunter no longer resides on this side of the Jordan river. Early Tuesday morning , that Glorious ship of Zion left the dock at The Hunter residence with Ms. June Hunter on board bound for Paradise.



June Carolyn Hunter was born on March 19, 1955 in Perquimans County North Carolina to the late James Clinton Hunter and Carlene Burke Hunter.


June attended Perquimans County Public Schools, where she graduated in 1975 and later attended school to receive her Certified Nursing Assistant licenses. December 1, 1986 June took a job in the Perquimans County School System where she worked in the High School cafeteria. September 1, 1987 June began her journey at the Perquimans County Middle School where she fell in love with her job and every child that passed through her lunch line and school hallways. In 2016 June transferred to Perquimans County Central School where she worked up until she fell ill. Anyone that knew Ms. June fell in love with her bright smile, and the way she cared for anyone. June had a heart of a gold and mouth that would set you straight if you were wrong. Who didn’t love Ms. June? She would feed and provide anyone with anything that they needed if she had it. Everywhere she went someone knew her or had a good old story to tell about her. June later retired from the school system on July 7, 2017. Thirty-one years of doing something she loved, making others happy.

June was preceded in death by her brother James DurwoodHunter.

She Leaves to cherish her wonderful memories her mother Carlene Burke Hunter (Hertford, NC) one daughter: ShawandaJohnson (Winfall, NC) one son: Jaquan Johnson (Charlotte, NC); Four brothers: William Hunter (Rosemary) of Bigstone Gap, VA; Kent Hunter (Nellie) of Elizabeth City, NC; Glennis Hunter (Daphanie) of Edenton, NC; and Dennis Hunter (Sheena) of Hertford, NC; One grandchild: Bailee Jae Johnson. A special friend of eighteen years Lester White whom she loved dearly. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other family and friends whom she loved dearly.



Ms. Hunter’s family has reserved Saturday and Sunday, June 16 and 17th as the days to celebrate her life.  Commencing on Saturday from 6 to 8pm at Bay Branch A. M. E. Zion Church in Belvidere, NC,  family and friends may gather to reminisce on lasting memories while visiting with Ms.Hunter.  The events will climax on Sunday at 2:30pm with a Triumphant Farewell Celebration at Perquimans County High School in Hertford,NC. Following the formalities in the auditorium , Ms. Hunter’s earthen vessel along with her adored family will be escorted to the Cedar Wood Cemetery for Committal Rites.  As difficult as it will be for her family to dismiss from this earthly resting place without June, all will find solace knowing she is in that land where there is a tree and its leaves are good for the healing of all infirmities.  There, she will rest by the brook flowing with living water, forever resting in eternal paradise.

The Hunter family has chosen the professional staff of Hortons Funeral Home and Cremations of Hertford,NC for final care of Ms. June Hunter where her remains rest in care and comfort.

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