Wilma J. Hunt, 83, of New Castle, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, October 11, 2022 at Waldron Health Care.
She was born on March 13, 1939, in Connersville, the daughter of the late Raymond Dance and Pauline (Rowlett) Dance. She married Paul Hunt in 1956.
Survivors include her children, Sherry Tucker of New Castle, Tim Hunt of Phoenix, AZ, Paula Hill of Geneva, Tony Hunt (Tok) of Missouri, Kenny Hunt (Patty) of Shelbyville and Ted Hunt of Shelbyville; two sisters, Edna Cox of Centerville and Rose Dance Lee of New Castle; a brother, Joe Dance (Coty) of Cincinnati; 8 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Hunt; a daughter, Barbara Hunt; a brother Raymond Floyd Dance and a grandson, Jason Hill.
Mrs. Hunt was raised in the Milton area and attended Milton High School before moving to New Castle. She was a professional cook for several restaurants including Holiday Inn, Lucky 7 Cafe, and the Chapparel Cafe. Wilma was a member of Southside Church of Christ and after moving from New Castle she was a foster grandparent for several years. Wilma enjoyed being a foster grandparent, attending garage sales, and playing Bingo.
A graveside services will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, October 22, 2022 at South Mound Cemetery West Lawn Addition in New Castle with Pastor Pat McDaniel officiating.
You may send the family a personal condolence at www.sprolesfamilycares.com.