Funeral Arrangements Announced for Former Governor Guy Hunt
Boaz, Alabama – BOAZ, Ala. (AP) - The family of Gov. Guy Hunt revised his
funeral arrangements Sunday to have all events in two days instead
Hunt, who was 75, died Friday at a Birmingham hospital after a
long battle with lung cancer.
The family of the two-term governor announced that his body will
lie in state at Mount Vernon Primitive Baptist Church located on
Alabama 69 between Cullman and Baileyton from 8 a.m. Tuesday until
8 a.m. Wednesday. Hunt served as pastor of the church.
On Wednesday morning, his body will be taken to the Bevill
Center at Snead State Community College in Boaz, where it will lie
in state until a state memorial service begins at 11 a.m. That will
be followed by a funeral service in the Bevill Center at 12:30
p.m., with burial following in Mount Vernon Cemetery.
The family had originally planned to have separate days for the
memorial service and funeral.
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