Maggie Deloris "Lois" (Marshall) Hunter

July 7, 1939 ~ August 25, 2021 (age 82)


Maggie Deloris “Lois” Hunter was born July 7, 1939, in Birmingham, Alabama to the late Carrie Lee Shorter and Robert Debrow and was later adopted by George and Aggie Marshall. Maggie went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, August 25, 2021.

She graduated from Jackson-Olin High School in 1957 in Birmingham, Alabama. She was united in Holy matrimony on August 3, 1963, to Fred Hunter, Jr. and they moved their family from Birmingham to Fort Wayne, Indiana in 1968. They joined the Greater Progressive Baptist Church, where she faithfully served as a member of the Divine Glories as long as her health enabled her.

She was a very classy, genuine, and kindhearted woman of God. Maggie loved cooking, baking, playing bingo, sewing, shopping, and spending time with her family. She also loved bowling with the Majors and Minors Bowling Leagues and was a member of the GE Elex Club.

She was employed with General Electric, also known as BAE Systems, for 31 years before retiring in October 1999 to care for her husband when he became ill. They were married for 43 years when he passed away on July 5, 2007.

Maggie leaves to cherish her loving memories one daughter, Jennifer Renae Hunter; two sons, Jeffrey (Monica) Hunter and Fredrick (Marci) Hunter; 11 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren all of  Fort Wayne; one sister, Doris Smith of Birmingham, AL; brother-in-law, Alphonso (Nona) Hunter of Sheffield, AL; nieces, Harrinda Smith of Birmingham, AL, Tammy Williams and Jewel Hatcher of North Carolina; and a host of cousins and friends.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Fred Hunter, Jr.; parents, Carrie Lee Shorter, Robert Debrow, George and Aggie Marshall; sister, Willie Jean Williams; brother, Delbert Shorter; mothers-in-law, Mamie Hunter and Imogene Hunter; father-in-law, Fred Hunter, Sr.; nephew, E’man Hunter; and special friends, George and Louise Smith.

Maggie will be laid to rest next to her husband in Lindenwood Cemetery.

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