Alfred Hunter (WAYNESBORO, Ga.)

WAYNESBORO, Ga. - On July 19, 2009, Alfred Hunter entered into the presence of God. After 86 years of an abundant and full earthly life, Alfred left this world for eternal life with his Heavenly Father. The celebration of his life service will be at 11 a.m., Saturday, July 25, 2009, at Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church with the Rev. Samuel Cooper, Jr. officiating. The body will lie in state in the church beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday. Interment will be in Pines Cemetery. Alfred entered this life on February 16, 2009 in Lincoln County, North Carolina. Upon graduating from high school, Alfred entered the US Army where he served his country honorably and was awarded three different commendations during WWII. After leaving the Army in 1946, he attended and graduated from North Carolina A&T University. Upon graduation Alfred moved to Burke County, Ga. where he served as an educator at numerous schools including Boggs Academy, Cousins Jr. High, Waynesboro High and Industrial and Blackeney, Jr. High. Alfred's career with the school system spanned 33 memorable years culminating with his retirement in 1981. Throughout his tenure he impacted the lives of hundreds of students, farmers and community members. After retirement, Alfred remained active through various church organizations including the Retired Teachers Association and Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church. Alfred was preceded in death by his wife, Rosa. Left to cherish Alfred's memory is his daughter, Kimberly L. Hunter, Evans, Ga.; one sister, Nellie Lofton, Iron Station, N.C.; three sisters-in-law, one god-daughter and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Memorials may be made to the Mt. Olive A.M.E. Church Building Fund, Waynesboro, GA. Phinazee and Son Funeral Home, Waynesboro, GA, (706) 554-5500 Sign the guestbook at

The Augusta Chronicle-July 24, 2009