Jerry Ayako Hunter
November 17, 1933 – August 8, 2019
Jerry Ayako Hunter, age 85, of Live Oak, Texas passed away on Thursday August 8, 2019. Jerry was born on November 17, 1933 in Izena-son, Okinawa as Ayako Nakada. She met Special Forces, Sgt. David William Hunter while working at the Base Exchange in Okinawa, Japan. They married on March 11, 1960 and Jerry received a Certificate of Nationalization as Jerry Ayako Hunter on March 13, 1968. Living the military life with David, they moved around to different military bases and finally retired in San Antonio, Texas. Being a devout Christian, Jerry attended Eisenhauer Road Baptist Church where she was a member there for 45 years. She was very active in the ministry of the church and her Japanese Mission group. She was a Proverbs 31 woman. Jerry was very strong willed, very loving and kind and the foundation of our family. She kept close ties with her brother, Masanobu Nakada, and her two sisters, Yoshie Uema and Schizuko Nakasone in Okinawa and would visit them often. Jerry was survived by her three children, David Jr., Diane and Stella, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She had the biggest heart and will be truly missed by all those who knew her.
A funeral service for Jerry will be held Thursday, August 22, 2019 from 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM at Eisenhauer Road Baptist Church, 3950 Eisenhauer Rd, San Antonio, TX 78218. Following the funeral service will be a committal service from 1:00 PM to 1:30 PM at Ft Sam Houston National Cemetery, 1520 Harry Wurzbach Rd., San Antonio, TX 78209.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.colonialuniversal.com for the Hunter family.
- Jerry was survived by her three children, David Jr., Diane and Stella, four grandchildren and two great grandchildren. She had the biggest heart and will be truly missed by all those who knew her.
- Funeral Service Thursday, August 22, 2019
- Interment Thursday, August 22, 2019
Jerry Ayako Hunter
August 20, 2019
I remember back when I was 6yrs young at your house in Converse and your mom became my Super Hero. She said "David (your dad) he doesn't have to eat his peas". Your dad was trying to force those nasty peas down my throat....lol
Jerry Hunter owned a Red Cape.
Note: Funny but I love peas now.
Rosemary, Fred Stovall
August 19, 2019
I cherish the wonderful memories we shared together. Jerry was a beautiful lady inside and out who loved her family and God. Rest in peace my friend ,Godspeed on your journey home .
August 18, 2019
David, Stella, and Diane,
I am very sorry to hear about the loss of your sweet mother. While my brother, Tony, got to enjoy her more than I, my memories of her are always try to make us something to eat even if we were just popping in. She had us sit down and to have a little something. I will always cherish her happy and kind disposition .
August 16, 2019
When I was a kid Mom called me boy as a nickname to distinguish me from my Dad.
Needless to say I thought my name was boy, and would tell people that which made her laugh so much when she found out what I was doing...
August 15, 2019
Jerry was the most devoted mother and wife who took great care of all her family. She never missed a birthday and would be there with her famous spring rolls and fried rice (hands down, the best, EVER) and dont get me started on her fried chicken, I still remember, it was love at first bite....OMG!!!
She had strong faith and was a fine example of how to live a good life on this earth, so I know she will be just fine on her journey, surrounded by blessings and good wishes
Thankyou for teaching me love, kindness and patience, all of which I see every day in your children
Your daughter-in-law Suzi x
August 14, 2019
We will miss you so much you were the light in our lives that kept us bonded together and the love you gave us was unconditional.