Gloria Dean Hunt of Chelsea, MI, formerly of Plymouth, MI, Loudon, TN and Detroit MI, age 97, passed away on Friday, Feb. 19, 2021 in Chelsea, Michigan.
Gloria was born Jan. 23, 1924 in Detroit, MI, the daughter of Edward Clark and Ida Therese (Thernes) Bailey.
She graduated from Cooley High School and received her B.A. with a major in Psychology from Wayne State University where she also received her Teaching Certificate and a M.A. in Guidance and Counseling. She devoted her career to teaching, specializing in remedial reading, in the Detroit Public Schools. On July 14, 1951 she married Maxwell Edward Hunt in Detroit, MI, and he preceded her in death on August 27, 2008.
While living in Detroit her community affiliations included Historical Memorial Society of Detroit, Wayne State Alumni Board, Detroit Federation of Women’s Clubs, Beta Sigma Phi Fellowship, and the Michigan Sesquicentennial Committee. She was a Sunday School Teacher at Detroit’s Covenant Baptist Church.
A private funeral will be held at Cole Funeral Chapel in Chelsea. Burial will be at Roseland Park Cemetery in Berkley.
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