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Gertrude Huntley

CHARLOTTE -- Mrs. Gertrude Hamilton Huntley went home to be with the Lord and to be reunited with her husband on Nov. 13, 2007. She was born in Mecklenburg County March 30, 1913. She was preceded in death by her parents, William Mark Hamilton and Martha Warner Hamilton.

She was also preceded in death by her loving husband of 73 years, James Howard Huntley in Dec. 2004 and granddaughter, Melissa Ann Huntley. She was a graduate of Berryhill School and a founding member of Westminster Presbyterian Church in Charlotte.

She is survived by her three sons, James Larry Huntley and wife, Patsy of Fort Mill, S.C., Charles Howard Huntley of Cornelius, N.C., and William Sidney Huntley and wife, Laurel of Chattanooga, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.

The family would like to give a special thanks to the nurses and staff at Mercy Hospital, Dr. Robert Allen and Dr. Richard Shugoll for their thoughtfulness.

Memorial donations may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church - building fund, 101 Colville Road, Charlotte, NC 28207.

A graveside service will be 11 a.m. today, Nov. 16, at Forest Lawn West cemetery.

Arrangements are in the care of Hankins & Whittington, Dilworth Chapel, 1111 East Blvd. Online at