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Eleanor Hunter

Female 1920 - 2019  (98 years)


Personal Information

  • Name Eleanor Hunter 
    Born 3 Sep 1920  Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    _UID 17146BD68411FF4BB7B9FB623F493529FED5 
    Died 8 Jun 2019  North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Perquimans Weekly
      North Carolina
      Wednesday, June 12, 2019
      Eleanor Hunter White Bass
      Hertford - Eleanor Hunter White Bass, 98, of Hertford, passed away Saturday, June 8, 2019 in Edenton Primetime Assisted Living. Mrs. Bass was born in Perquimans County on September 3, 1920, and was the daughter of the late John E. and Mary Wood Hunter. The retired owner and operator of White's Dress Shoppe, she was a member of Hertford United Methodist Church, its WMU and the Minnie Wilson Circle. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husbands, James Robert White, Sr. and James Stephens Bass, Jr.; a son-in-law, Carson Spivey, Jr.; a sister, Josephine "Jo" Hunter; and by a brother, John G. Hunter. Surviving are her son, James R. "Jimmy" White, Jr. and wife, Paulette, of Hertford; and two step-daughters, Linda Spivey of Hertford and Rachel Overton and husband, Carl, of Hampton, Virginia. Together Mr. and Mrs. Bass shared seven grandchildren, Bobby White (Laurie), Jonnie White, Suzanne Jennings (Brian), Jimmy Spivey (Carrie), Gretchen Ownley (Wallace), Dori Dennis (Jesse), and Casey Overton (Jessica); 16 great-grandchildren, Shelley, Hunter, Trapper, Brianne, Abby, Corinne, Carson, Marvin, Ashley, Dylan, Lexie, Christian, Samantha, Merrick, Gabriel, and Destiny; six great-great-grandchildren, River, Quinton, Avery, Caroline, Emerson, and Karson; and several nieces, nephews, and extended family members. Graveside funeral services were held Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. in Cedarwood Cemetery, and were conducted by the Reverend Marvin Ownley. Friends joined the family Monday from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Miller & Van Essendelft Funeral Home, 1125 Harvey Point Road, Hertford. Memorial contributions may be made to Hertford U.M.C., 200 Dobbs Street, Hertford, North Carolina 27944, and designated for either the Open Door Food Pantry Ministry or to the Building Fund. Online condolences may be made by visiting www.millerfhc.com.
    Person ID I20  Bass121 John Bass of North Carolina
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2019 

    Father John E. Hunter 
    Mother Mary Wood 
    Family ID F8  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 James Robert White, Sr. 
    Children 
     1. James Robert (Jimmy) White, Jr.
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F7  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 James Stephens Bass, Jr.,   b. 19 Sep 1915, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 2003, Perquimans County, North Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Last Modified 8 Jul 2019 
    Family ID F6  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart