Helen Ruth Hunt, age 86, of the Dabney Community, passed from this life on Tuesday, July 19, 2016.

Helen was born on December 15, 1929, in Somerset, daughter of the late Edgar and Effie Mae Pennington Jones.  She married Carlos E. Hunt on February 6, 1948, in Somerset.  She was a homemaker and loved working in her yard.  Helen was a member of Pleasant View Baptist Church.

She is survived by her daughters, Phyllis Barron (and Ira Lee who has been like a son) Barron, Linda Meece and Diana (and Tommy) Whitaker, all of Somerset; her brother, E.J. (and Francis) Jones, of Somerset; her sisters-in-law, Wilma Jean Meece, of Eubank, Faye Jones, of Somerset, and Margaret Jones, of Miamisburg, Ohio; her grandchildren, David (and Misty) Whitaker, Scott (and Danielle) Barron, Tennille (and Chris) Johnson, and Danielle (and Josh) Burdine; and her great-grandchildren, Austin Whitaker, Jacelyn Whitaker, Tyler Barron, Sadee Burdine and Thomas Burdine.

Preceding Helen in death are her parents; her husband, Carlos E. Hunt; her son, Freddie E. Hunt; her son-in-law, Danny Meece; her brothers, Herman Jones, Orville Jones and Arlie Jones; and her sisters, Beulah Payne and Leonna Burdine.

Visitation was Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 2:00 p.m., in Southern Oaks Funeral Home Chapel.

Funeral services followed the visitation, on Thursday, at 3:00 p.m., in the funeral home chapel, with Bro. Stan Stevenson officiating.  Burial was in Pleasant View Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations made to the Pulaski County Alzheimer’s Respite Center or to Pleasant View Baptist Church.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.