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Eula Hungate

Wednesday, June 27, 2007

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Funeral services for Mrs. Eula Hungate, 99, of Spencer, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Friday, June 29, 2007, at United Methodist Church of Everly. Rev. Emmnauel Das will officiate the service.

Visitation will begin at 12 p.m. Thursday with the family present from 7-8:30 p.m.

Interment will take place at Lone Tree Cemetery of Everly.

Eula passed away on Monday, June 18, 2007, at Riverview Terrace of Spencer.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are to go to the Hungate Methodist Scholarship Fund.

Casket bearers will be George Hintz, Jr., Del Wieben, Steve Fear, Mike Eeten, Bill Zesiger and Fred Morfitt.

Honorary casket bearers will be Norman Nielsen, Russ Hughes, Roger Meyer, Ron Kirk, Don Nielsen and Don Pearson.

Eula Cummins Murray Hungate, was born Jan. 14, 1908, near Adrian, Mo., the third, (or last) of three children to Clayborn J. and Marilla May (Barton) Cummins. Eula attended school at Mingo at Bates County, Mo., one year at Cotty College in Nevada and then graduated from Adrian High School.

Eula was united in marriage to Raymond C. Murray on Aug. 28, 1928, in Adrian, Mo. and moved to Sutherland. In February 1930, they moved to Everly, where Ray was the Standard Oil agent and remained there the rest of their lives.  Ray died on Aug. 10, 1957.

She married William Hungate on Dec. 31, 1961 in Everly. They continued to live in Everly, where Eula was a homemaker. She joined the Altoona, Missouri Methodist Church at an early age, and later transferred her memberships to the U.M. Church in Everly, where she taught Sunday school for 38 years and was active in MYI and the women's groups.  She was an ambassador for the Goodwill trucks for 71 years.  As a member of the Clay County Garden Club, she displayed in the Floral Culture building at the Clay County Fair since 1946.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands: Ray Murray and Bill Hungate; one sister, Gladys Roblin; one brother, Samuel Cummins; nephews: Dorvin Roblins and C.J. Cummins; and a niece, Norma Jean Hooper.

Eula is survived by a step-daughter, Celia Hungate Jones and family of Florida; and nephews and nieces.

Warner Funeral Home of Everly is in charge of arrangements.