James Jimmie Hunter was born on Sept. 4, 1925, to William Alonzo and Barbara Allie (Robinson) Hunter in Ringling. He attended Ringling Public School. Jimmie served in the United States Army during World War II. He was a member of the Disabled American Veteran were he served as Sergeant of Arms. On July 14, 1951, he married Dolores Gayle Johnson in Ringling. They had celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Jimmie and Dolores moved to the Frederick area in 1953. He was employed as a gin operator for Chickasha Cotton Oil Mill and Frederick Farmers Cooperative for many years until his retirement in 1986. He and Dolores later bought and sold homes and operated Dolores’ Furniture Store in Frederick. In August 2007, they moved to Altus. He was an avid fisherman, enjoyed traveling to Colorado and loved playing cards. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife Dolores of the home; two daughters, Helen Mitchell of Blackwell and Loretta Coats and her husband Wayne of Altus; nine grandchildren, Megan Gillinger and her husband A.J., Harla Enzenauer, Deborah Bradford and her husband Gary, Larry Coats and his wife Britney, John Mitchell and his wife Rachel, Jimmie Hunter and his wife Alisha, Tiffany Nolan, Lance Coats and his wife Dynasti and Kebrina Hunter; 24 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandson and a host of nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents; two sons, Jimmie Don Hunter and Allen Hunter; one grandson, Lucas Coats; two brothers, Lee Hunter and Owens Hunter; and four sisters, Bess Gibbins, Lulu Hunter, Essie Hunter and Jurhee Koch.
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