Cornelia Brock #8220;Pudding#8221; Hunter
November 1, 2006
Mrs. Cornelia Brock &uot;Pudding&uot; Hunter, of 812 Second Avenue, Suffolk, died Nov. 1 at her residence. A native of Wakefield, she was the daughter of the late Richard Oliver and Matilda Smith Brock and the widow of Walter B. Hunter Sr.
She received her formal education at the Wakefield Graded School and Waverly Training School. She was employed as a peanut processor at Lummis Peanut Company for 22 years and retired as a molder at General Electric Company after 13 years. She was a member of First Baptist Church, Wakefield. Upon moving to Suffolk in 1945, she joined St. Mark A.M.E. Zion Church under the pastoral leadership of Rev. Arthur Wood. She served on the usher board for 50 years, and was a member of the stewardess board. She was secretary of the Williamstown-Boston Civic League.
Left to cherish her memory are two daughters, Rita Faye Hunter, of Suffolk and Rev. Kathleen H. Grant (Phillip G.), of Smithfield; three sons, Walter B. Hunter Jr. and Tony B. Hunter (Jennetta) of Suffolk and James A. Hunter (Barbara) of Spanaway, Wash.; four sisters, Sarah Lee Jones, Sentara Nursing Home, Portsmouth, Pearl Adams, Lena Herndon (Eddie), and Sallie Person (Arthur), all of Suffolk; 17 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 10 great great grandchildren; two devoted sisters-in-law, Mrs. Martha Palmer of Philadelphia, Pa. and Mrs. Mary A. Brock of Suffolk; a devoted life long friend, Mrs. Lillie M. McCrea.
Homegoing service will be held at 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 6, at Saint Mark A.M.E. Zion Church, 817 McKinley Ave. by the Rev. Charles Eason. Interment will be in Greenlawn Cemetery, Airline Blvd., Chesapeake. The body will be taken to the church at 11:30 a.m. Crocker Funeral Home is handling arrangements. Condolences may be offered to the family at www.crockerfuneralhome.com.