Emma Jean Hunter Gainer


The celebration of Emma Jean Hunter- Gainer’s began May 21, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio to the late Mr. and Mrs. Morris and Eunice Hunter. She obtained her education at Central High School. Emma Jean was gainfully employed working for Columbus City Schools educating and nurturing children with special needs. Loving and enjoying what she did, Emma Jean serviced Columbus City Schools for over 10 years. Being a single mother to her own five wonderful children; 2 daughters and 3 sons, Emma Jean extended her heart and home to children that were lost in the foster care system by becoming a foster parent and mentor to many. As a young woman, Emma Jean fellowshipped at Hebrew Baptist Church. She later became a member of Second Shiloh Baptist Church under the leadership of the late Rev. Walter J. Flemmings Sr, where she accepted Jesus Christ as her personal Lord and Savior. Along with the unconditional love she had for family and friends, Emma Jean enjoyed cooking, music and her soap operas caring about others Emma Jean shared her wisdom, morals and life’s values to empower others.

 1 Corinthians 13:13 reminds us that three things will last forever; Faith, hope and love. – The greatest of these is love.

 Emma Jean Hunter Gainer is preceded in death by parents Mr. and Mrs. Hunter Sister Juanita Glass.

 As the matriarch of their family Emma Jean leaves to cherish her legacy her children Letha (Star) Taylor, Raymond Carroll, Jesse Carroll, Neal Patrick Carroll and LaMonica Johnson- Whitehead. Brother; Maurice (Vicky) Hunter, Jeannette Hunter, Sandra Hunter (Atl,Ga) and Marlene Hunter- Powell, 21 grandchildren and 27 great grandchildren. A host of nieces, nephews, cousins, close friends and family.

Visitation 10:00am and Home Going Service 11:00am Friday September 30, 2016 at The Chapel of Peace EAST 5456 E. Livingston Avenue  To order flowers and to offer condolences to The GAINER Family, visit www.TheChapelofPeace.com

Condolence Messages

  1. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Death was not a part of God’s plan for us and he promises to eliminate all sickness and death. Revelations chapter 21 verses 3 and 4. Very soon we will welcome back to earth our loved ones in the resurrection that Jesus spoke of in John chapter 5 verses 28 and 29. Then eternal life on a paradise earth for us to enjoy, Psalms 37 verse 29. I hope that these scriptures bring your family, hope, encouragement and comfort.

  2. To the Family of Emma Jean Hunter Gainer: Although no words can really help to ease the transition you bear. Hold tight to memories for comfort, lean on your friends for strength, and always remember how much you are cared about. May God’s peace, love, comfort give you strength and courage during the hours and days ahead. You and the family are in my thoughts with prayers for such a time as this.

  3. Sorry to hear of your loss. You will be missed.

  4. I extend my deepest sympathies to the family during this time of loss. Know that your Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt and Friend was a loving remarkable soul who left her mark with each and every one of you. Though words cannot ease the hurt that you feel find comfort in knowing that her spirit continues to live on through every life that she touched. May God give you comfort and peace. (II Corinthians 1:3,4)

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