Nancy Stephens Hunter, age 75, died in Savannah on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Memorial Medical Center after a long illness.
Nancy was born on December 9, 1946, in Statesboro, Georgia to the late W.H. and Pearl Olliff Stephens. She graduated from Emmanuel County Institute where she participated in the marching band. She attended Georgia Southern College. She then settled in Sylvania, Georgia where she raised her family and worked as a paraprofessional in the Screven County Public School system. She relocated to Savannah and worked with the Savannah-Chatham Public School system until her retirement.
Nancy is survived by her son, Rufus Miles Hunter, III of Savannah; her sisters, Julia Toole Missroon and Susan Stephens Foley, both of Savannah; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to spending time with her family and friends, Nancy enjoyed reading, solving puzzles, attending sporting events, and playing card games. Nancy was fun and energetic and had a great sense of humor. She was friendly and outgoing. She loved working with children, and often volunteered her time to provide access to books, food, and medical care to children in need.
Interment and a memorial service will be planned for a later date in Statesboro, Georgia. Remembrances can be made to the Screven Jenkins Regional Library Bookmobile, or the Coastal Children’s Advocacy Center.
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I’m so sorry for the loss of your sister. I know you were close. I know you did the best you could for her. I pray for your strength during this difficult time.