A time to be born: Irene Penelope Maxey Hunnicutt was born January 6, 1928 in Emerson, AR to the late Richard and Onnie Maxey.
A time to change: She was saved at Washington Chapel Church of God in Christ in her youth. Through the transition to Glover Memorial she remained faithful to God and her church for more than 50 years.
A time to love: She united in marriage to the late Garfield Hunnicutt and to this union seven children were born.
A time to work: After graduating from McMittress High School, she attended Arkansas Baptist College in Little Rock, AR. Although working at various places, she spent the majority of her life as a homemaker.
A time to laugh: Her life was the church and children. At church she was a dedicated church Mother, YPWW president and Sunday school teacher. She showed her devotion to her children by being a PTA president, Girl Scout leader, life teacher, plumber, carpenter, nurse, doctor, teacher, disciplinarian, cook, chauffer, seamstress and a MOTHER to all.
A time to die: Preceding her death were her parents, Richard and Onnie Maxey, a child Sara Hunnicutt, sisters: Maudie Mae Maxey, Mary Hooks, Richie Rone and Velma McMullin; Brothers Paul and Leroy Maxey; grandchildren Paul Brown and Lucretia McBride.
A time for goodbye: On Sunday March 11, 2012 at 8:30 am, God called her home from her home in Emerson, AR.
She leaves to cherish her memory, one son Jonathan Brown (Nettie), Las Vegas, NV; five daughters Pamela Murray, Tucson, AZ, Margaret Hunnicutt, Emerson, AR, Alta Hayes, Magnolia, AR, Costella Strong (Kenneth) Waldo, AR, Lucille Hunnicutt, Camden, AR; two sisters Tinnie Wilson, Magnolia, AR, Pearle Richardson, Las Vegas, NV, one brother Dink Maxey, Las Vegas, NV, special friends, Glover Memorial Church family, twenty-one grandchildren, twenty-eight great-grandchildren, a host of nieces, nephews and family friends.