Frances Amala Phillips Hunter, 88, nee Phillips, of San Antonio, died Saturday, Nov. 2, 2013.
Funeral services were held Wednesday, Nov. 6, at noon at the Carter-Taylor-Williams Funeral Home in San Antonio, with the Rev. Steven R. Owens Sr. officiating.
Interment followed at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery.
Visitation was held Tuesday evening, Nov. 5.
Mrs. Hunter was born Sept. 4, 1925, in Fredericksburg, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Paul Phillips Sr.
At a very young age, she would assist her father who was a veterinarian in Fredericksburg.
After graduating from Phyllis Wheatly High School in San Antonio, in 1943, Mrs. Hunter worked full time as a waitress and seamstress while going to school to become an operating room technician.
She went to work at Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital, where she worked for over 20 years. She was an active member of the Elks Lodge and the American Legion.