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Ernest Carlton Hunter, Jr., 45

Passed Away: 12/23/2012

Ernest Carlton Hunter, Jr., age 45 of Cornelia, passed away peacefully at his residence, from natural causes on Sunday, December 23, 2012.

Born in Rabun County on December 24, 1966, he was the son of the late Rev. Ernest Carlton, Sr. and Errie Eller Hunter. Mr. Hunter attended Clarkesville Church of God and was formerly a self-employed contractor. He was a piano enthusiast and also enjoyed other instruments such as the saxophone, harmonica, drums and guitars.

Survivors include his wife of 22 years, Kim Martin Hunter of Cornelia; son, Alston Carlton Hunter of Cornelia; daughter, Adrianna Dessie Hunter of Cornelia; sisters and brothers-in-law, Kathy Carpenter(Thurman) of Clarkesville, Diane Hunter of Clarkesville and Jackie Kent of Demorest, Golda Shubert(Larry) of Demorest and Tracy Allison(Chris) of Mt. Airy; sisters, Sheila Carson of Demorest and Vickie Hunter of Augusta; mother-in-law and father-in-law, Jerry and Joy Martin of Cornelia; sister-in-law, Christy Thornton(Rev. Jason) of Demorest; brother-in-law, Shannon Martin(LeAnne) of Franklin, NC; numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services are 2:00 pm Thursday, December 27, 2012, at Clarkesville Church of God with Pastor Tim Beasley and Rev. Raburn Wilson officiating. Interment will follow in Turnerville Church of God cemetery with Rev. Tim Tanner officiating.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 2-4 & 6-8 pm on Wednesday.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to the Ernest Carlton Hunter, Jr. Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 725, Cornelia, GA 30531.

An online guest register is available and may be viewed at

McGahee-Griffin & Stewart Funeral Home of Cornelia (706/778-8668) is in charge of arrangements.
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