Elizabeth McGinnis-Hunt

Elizabeth Montano McGinnis-Hunt

Wednesday, May 2nd, 1928 - Friday, December 20th, 2019
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Elizabeth Montaño McGinnis-Hunt, 91, was born May 2, 1928 in Hermosillo Sonora Mexico, the daughter of Dolores Montaño Ballesteros. She passed away December 20, 2019 at Chancellor Gardens in Clearfield.

Elizabeth married Parley Arvie McGinnis on May 28, 1957 in Albuquerque, New Mexico. He was killed in an auto accident in 1962. She attended the University of New Mexico, earning her Bachelor’s degree. She lived in Albuquerque, New Mexico and ultimately moved to North Ogden where she raised her three boys alone. She later married Ardell B. Hunt.

She was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and served as a Primary Teacher, Sunday School Teacher, and in the Relief Society. She served an adult temple mission to Santiago, Chili with Ardell.

Elizabeth retired from the Utah Department of Employment Services and sang with the Jay Welsh Choral. She loved to sing, cook, spend time with family and friends, garden, watch old movies and shop. She enjoyed serving her neighbors, loved to support her kids and grandkids in their interests and was a sweet/feisty "little" lady.

Elizabeth is survived by her children, Michael L. (Julie) McGinnis, Syracuse, UT; David L. (Sharon) McGinnis, Taylor, UT; Arvie G. McGinnis, Pleasant View, UT; Ronald Ardell (Jean) Hunt, Berthoud, CO; Lyle B. (Denise) Hunt, Paradise, CA; Shirley (Veldon) Waters, Ogden, UT; Barbara Hunt, Salt Lake City, UT; and Wendy Peterson, Roy, UT; 33 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Chico Montaño. She was preceded in death by her first husband, P. Arvie McGinnis; her second husband, Ardell B. Hunt; her parents; brother, Esgardo Montaño; and sisters, Aida Montaño and Sylvia Allsup. She was also preceded in death by her daughter-in-laws, Jody Robison McGinnis (Michael) and Jolea Rucker McGinnis (Arvie).

Graveside services will be held 10:00 am Saturday, January 11, 2020 at the Manassa-Romeo Cemetery in Manassa.

Rogers Family Mortuary of Manassa is in care of the local arrangements. To leave online condolences, tributes and words of comfort for the family, please visit
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    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 10:00am
    Manassa Cemetery
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    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 | 10:00am
    Saturday, January 11th, 2020 10:00am
    Manassa - Romeo Cemetery
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    Manassa, Colorado 81141
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