2148. Billy Wayne Hunter
was born on 9 Feb 1942 in Taylor County, Texas.
(643) He died on 26 Aug 1970 in Houston, Harris County, Texas.
(1760) He was buried in Twilight Gardens
Cemetery, Midland, Texas.
From the Midland Reporter Telegram, Thursday, August 27, 1970, page 4A, Column
BILLY W. HUNTER DIES AT HOUSTON
Billy W. Hunter, 28, of Midland died late Wednesday in a Houston hospital where
he had been a patient about three weeks.
A native of Merkel, Hunter moved to Midland at an early age and lived here until
1951 when he moved to San Angelo. He returned to Midland in 1959.
Services will beheld at 2 p.m. Friday in Newnie W. Ellis Chapel, with the Rev.
James W. Evans of Crestview Baptist Church officiating.
Hunter was employed here in the research and development department of Chaparral,
He is survived by his widow, Brenda; two sons, Terry and Jerry, all of Midland;
his parents, Mr. And Mrs. J. J. Hunter of Charleston, S. C.; two brothers, Gene
Hunter of Midland and Dowin of Chesapeake, Va., two sisters, Mrs. R. L. Daugherty
of Charleston and Mrs. John Beal of Raleigh, N. C, and his grandparents, Mr.
And Mrs. H. L. Hart, Midland.
He was married to Brenda Gayle Wilkerson (daughter of
Jodie Ferrell Wilkerson and Billie Jean Whaley) on 14 Oct
1963 in Midland, Midland County, Texas.(1761)
Brenda Gayle Wilkerson was born on 21 Nov
1947 in Fannin County, Texas.(643) She
died on 15 May 2010 in Midland, Midland County, Texas. "Brenda Richardson,
62, went to be with the Lord on Saturday, May 15, 2010 in Midland Texas. She
was born November 21, 1947 to Jodie Ferrell and Billie Jean Wilkerson, in Bonham,
She is survived by her husband, James Richardson, sons; Terry Hunter and wife
Debra of Midland, Jason Hayes of Dripping Springs, Nathan Rowell of Midland,
Heath Richardson and wife Carol of Midland; grandchildren, Zachary and Austin
Hunter of Midland, Gage and Abigail Richardson of Midland. Other survivors include
mother, Billie Whaley of Bonham, one brother, Kermit Wilkerson and wife Sandy
of Rowlett; one sister, Connie Harrison of South Beach, Florida, and three nephews.
Mom, you will not be forgotten; you will live on in your children and grandchildren.
God may have seen fit to call you to the "Promised Land", but our memories
of you will live on...we promise. Please find strength in God, and also find
strength in knowing you are loved and will continued to be loved and missed.
Please find Billy Wayne and tell him he is missed. Remind Jerry that we have
some catching up to do some day. Hold Katelyn in your arms and tell her that
her Mama and Daddy miss her every day. Tell Pawpaw not to spend too much time
out in the garden.
Mom, WE LOVE YOU, and we will miss you and look forward to the day that we see
each other again. But most of all we want to say "THANK YOU" for being
She was preceded in death by her father, Jodie F. Wilkerson, husband, Billy Wayne
Hunter, son, Jerry Ray Hunter, grandchild, Katelyn Taylor Hunter. "
Billy Wayne Hunter and Brenda Gayle Wilkerson had the following children:
Terry Schray Hunter.
Jerry Ray Hunter was born on 16 Jan 1968 in Midland, Midland County, Texas.
(643) He died on 3 Feb 1972 in Midland County,