June 20, 1921 – April 21, 2021
Aliene Emma Hunt, age 99, passed away April 21, 2021 in Colorado Springs, Colorado with her loving family at her side. Aliene was born June 20, 1921 in Cranfills Gap, Texas and grew up there with her parents Alfred and Emma (Sorley) Brasher.
She is a graduate of Baylor University in Waco and Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth. She served as a missionary in the Philippines for 25 years and on the staff of First Baptist Church of Clovis, New Mexico for nine years. She later retired in Lubbock, Texas.
Aliene was a loving wife and mother as well as a devoted missionary. As a missionary, she served as teacher, counselor, evangelism trainer, administrator, treasurer, and always a welcoming hostess in her home. She was a consistent witness of the gospel of Jesus Christ. During World War II, she served as a Chief Clerk in the United States Army. As a student at Baylor, she met fellow student Walter Taylor Hunt. They were married on December 20, 1947 in Cranfills Gap, Texas.
Aliene was a member of Vista Grande Baptist Church in Colorado Springs. For many of her retirement years, she continued hosting ministries to internationals in her home and working with Walter to write and distribute Bible studies around the world. She continued actively counseling, sharing the Gospel, cooking, and hosting folks in her home.
She is survived by her two sons, Richard Hunt (Margaret) and Josh Hunt (Missy); and two daughters, Marti Nelson (Carl) and Mary Vosburg Ritscher (Stu). She is also survived by 13 grandchildren and 25 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Taylor Hunt, as well as her parents and siblings.
A private family graveside service is planned at Pikes Peak National Cemetery. A public memorial service is scheduled for Tuesday, April 27, at 1:30 p.m. at Village Seven Presbyterian Church.
Memorial gifts may be made in Aliene’s memory to the International Mission Board (imb.org), 3806 Monument Ave., Richmond, VA 23230.