Funeral services will be held in Salt Lake City for Bernice Fackrell Smith Hunter, a long-time resident of Casper, Wyoming, and former resident of Salt Lake City, who died at age 75 on February 1, 1991, in a Denver, Colorado hospital due to complications following surgery.
Born December 10, 1915, in Richmond, Utah to Melvin Thomas and Bernetta Fackrell Smith. She attended schools in northern Utah and Preston, Idaho and graduated from LDS Business College in Salt Lake City. She was employed at the Utah Woolen Mills. On May 12, 1939, she married Miles A. Hunter in the Salt Lake LDS Temple. They lived in Twin Falls, Idaho and Provo, Utah before moving to Casper in 1952. She was a bookkeeper for Opthalmologist Associates of Casper for 19 years before retiring in 1978. Member of the DUP and active in the LDS Church.Survivors include her husband of Casper; three sons, Michael M. Hunter, Springfield, Virginia; K. Lamont "Monty" Hunter, Huntsville, Ala.; and Randy S. Hunter, Salt Lake City; 17 grandchildren; three sisters: Mrs. Dolores Bulow, St. George; Mrs. Lorraine McCracken and Mrs. Eva Jean Nielson, both of Ogden; one brother, Norman F. Smith, Eugene, Oregon; and sister-in-law, Mrs. Mildred Hunter Cox, Salt Lake City. Preceded in death by her parents, one sister, Mrs. Virginia Garr Giesbrecht and one brother, Thomas Smith.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, February 7th, 12 Noon, in the Millcreek Third Ward Chapel, 606 East 3900 South. Friends may call at the Larkin Mortuary, 260 East South Temple, Wednesday evening from 6-8 pm, and at the Ward Thursday, from 10:30-11:30 a.m. Interment, Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests contributions to the LDS Missionary Fund, 50 East South Temple, SLC, Utah 84150.
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