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Deidre L. Hunt of Grant City, MO passed away at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph, MO on Jan. 23, 2016 at 59 years of age, surrounded by her loving husband and daughters. Deidre was born in Wheeler, Oregon on Jan 30, 1956 to Chase E. and Leona F. Davidson. 

On May 8, 1976 Deidre married Robert A. Hunt at the Baptist Church in Grant City, MO. To this union, two daughters were born: Holly and Jordan.

She graduated from Worth County High School in 1974. She went on to obtain an Associate’s degree at Guard Business College, then returned to school to achieve Bachelor’s degree at Northwest Missouri State University in 1989. She was an amazing mother and wife and very invested in her family and their well-being. She could be found spending hours at her sewing machine, working on costumes for her daughters’ school musicals. She was an avid reader, and would read anything and everything, and making it a point to read to her daughters every night. She specialized in home cooking and had the best pie crust in the county. She battled breast cancer in 2005 and won, and made it a point to increase cancer awareness through Relay for Life. She worked at various places, including the area banks, York International, MFA, Postmaster at the Allendale Post Office, and as a substitute teacher at Worth County R-III. She worked at the local library and also served on the library board. At the time of passing she was a Family Support Eligibility Specialist for the State of Missouri’s Department of Social Services in Maryville, MO.

Preceding Deidre in death were her father, Chase E. Davidson, sister, Connie (Robert) Findley, brother, Dudley (Carmen) Davidson, and sister-in-law Terry (Speck) Davidson.

Deidre is survived by her husband, Robert, of Grant City, MO; two daughters, Holly (Nicholas) Vaughn of Gladstone, MO, and Jordan Hunt of Maryville, MO; one grandson, Derek Vaughn of Gladstone, MO; mother, Leona F. Davidson of Grant City, MO; three brothers, Harold (Debbie) Davidson of Parkville, MO, William (Sherry) Davidson of Grant City, MO, and Elmer Davidson of Grant City, MO; nieces; nephews; cousins; and many friends.

Funeral services will be held on January 30 at 10:00 a.m. at the Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home in Grant City. Visitation will be held January 29 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. also at the Prugh-Dunfee Funeral Home. Pastor Len Green will be officiating. Interment will be at the Grant City Cemetery, Grant City, MO.

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