Hester Hunt, 93 of Johnson City, TN formerly of Elkhorn City, KY passed away Wednesday, March 6, 2019. Hester was a librarian, member of the Elkhorn City Methodist Church & Eastern Star. Hester was born July 17, 1925 in Praise,KY to the late Otto H. Polley & Eula Powers Polley. In addition to her parents, Hester was preceded in death by her husband, John P. Hunt, one son, John “Johnny” P. Hunt, II; one brother, Eugene Polley; and one sister, Joanna P. Harrison. Hester is survived by a daughter, Jill Hunt of Johnson City, TN; granddaughter, Sarah Hunt and her husband, Kelly Starnes; nieces and nephew, Kathy Stockberger, Becky Caudill, Betty Ruth Stapleton & Clinton Hunt; and former daughter-in-law, Linda (Dale) Blackburn.
Visitation will be after 4PM Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the Bailey Funeral Home Chapel with the funeral service to be conducted at 6PM with Tommy Taulbee and Bob Stockberger officiating. Burial will take place at the Elkhorn City Cemetery Sunday, March 10, 2019 at 2PM with a graveside service.