Anne Hunter P. Boone

Published 11:52 am Friday, April 5, 2013

Anne Hunter Plonk Boone, 59, of Washington and Hatteras, died Wednesday, April 3, 2012, at her home.

A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, April 6, 2013 at First United Methodist Church of Washington officiated by Rev. Danny Allen. Burial will be private. Gary Ball, Timothy Ward, Frank Coan, Dr. Jeffrey Whitehead, Clyde Hughes and Garrett Ball will serve as pallbearers.

Anne Hunter was born in MecklenburgCounty and was the daughter of Patricia Neisler Plonk and the late John Oates Plonk Jr. She is survived by her husband of 37 years, William Thomas Boone Jr; her daughter, Sarah Katherine Brown, and husband, Tucker, of Elizabeth City; her son, William Thomas Boone III, and wife Carrie, of Pittsboro; three grandchildren, Anne Spivey Brown, Caroline Hunter Brown, and Huckleberry T. Boone; her mother, Patricia Neisler Plonk, of Kings Mountain; two sisters, Laura Ball and husband, Gary, of Lenoir, and Ashley Strachan and husband, Dave, of St. Augustine, FL; two brothers, Johno Plonk III and wife, Lisa of Kings Mountain, and Carl Plonk and wife, Margot of Kings Mountain; and many beloved nieces, nephews, family members, and friends. She was preceded in death by her father, John Oates Plonk Jr.

Anne Hunter attended Mary Baldwin and graduated from Meredith College.  She was a beloved wife, mother, grandmother, daughter, sister, aunt, and friend. Relationships were important to her, and she was often described as the “glue” that held various groups of friends and family together. She was adored by her grandchildren who affectionately referred to her as “Hunnie”.  She and her husband, Bill, enjoyed traveling and watching the sun set in Hatteras. Her beautiful smile and generous spirit were blessings to all who knew her.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: First United Methodist Church, 304 W. Second Street, Washington, NC 27889 or the Little Grove United Methodist Church, 52859 Piney Ridge Road, Frisco, NC 27936.

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Paul Funeral Home & Crematory of Washington is honored to serve the Boone family.