Cora D. Hunt “Lila”, 85, formerly of Kansas City, MO passed away March 10, 2019 in Tucson, AZ, where she had resided since August of 2017.
Lila was born on March 31, 1933 in Clay County, MO to Charles and Wilma (Mynatt) Knox. She graduated high school in Parkville, MO and spent the majority of her working career as a switchboard operator for Mid-States Supply in Kansas City.
She was very devoted to her Lord and was a long-time member of Platte Woods United Methodist Church. Lila enjoyed quilting and spending time with friends and family.
She married Jesse Willard Hunt on January 20, 1952 at the McMurray United Methodist Church. He preceded her in death on November 19, 1985. In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by three sisters, Wanda Morris, Betty Johnson and Virginia Knox. Survivors include a son, Jesse Willard Hunt, Jr.; sister, Debbie Tilsworth; grandson, Thomas Alan Hunt and wife, Melanie and their two children, Jackson and Emma.
A funeral service celebrating Lila’s life will be held 10:00 a.m. Tuesday, March 19, 2019 at the Platte Woods United Methodist Church. Burial will follow at the East Slope Cemetery, Riverside, MO. The family will receive friends from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Monday at the Meyers Northland Chapel in Parkville. Memorial contributions are suggested to Platte Woods United Methodist Church. Memories of Lila and condolences may be left at www.meyersfuneralchapel.com.