The Shelbyville News
Martha Hunton, 86, of Canaan, mother of a Shelbyville man, died Wednesday, June 20, 2001.
June 22, 2001
Born Sept. 6, 1914, in Jefferson County, d/o Albert and Sarah Alice (Herring) Giesler.
Married Basil Thornton; he preceded her in death.
Married David L. Hunton on Dec. 18, 1947, and he survives.
Other survivors: three daughters, Mrs. Frank (Vesta) Halcomb of
Frankfort, Ohio, Mrs. Steve (Mary Alice) Foley of Madison and Mrs. Gary
(Rinda) Lattire of Canaan; two sons, David Lloyd Hunton Jr. of Shelbyville
and Donald Lee Hunton of Indianapolis; two daughters-in-law, Sarah Hunton of
Shelbyville and Maureen Hunton of Indianapolis; two sisters, Marjorie Sexton
of Charlestown and Grace Whitham of Versailles; two brothers, Florene Eugene
Giesler and Horace Raymond Giesler, both of Brooksburg; 14 grandchildren.
Preceded in death by one son, Wayne Thornton, one sister, Mary
Jarvis and four brothers, John Giesler, George Giesler, Louis Giesler and
Lifelong resident of Shelby Township in Jefferson County.
Homemaker and a 78-year member of Brushy Fork Baptist Church.
Brushy Fork Baptist Church, on
Highway 252 in Jefferson County, with the Rev. Ronnie Lee officiating.
Burial: Grandview Memorial Gardens in Madison.
Morgan-Webster-Nay Funeral Home, 325 Demaree Drive in Madison.
Contributed by Barb Huff
Summarized by Phyllis Miller Fleming