Rubye Crews Hunt, age 97 of Gretna died Thursday, November 4, 2021 at Gretna Health and Rehab Center. 

She was born on October 19, 1924 in the Cody area of Halifax County to the late John F. Crews and Lena Hutcherson Crews. In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her husband, Rev. Russell Thornton Hunt; one brother, Henry Crews; one sister, Mamie C. Dews; and one niece, Carolyn D. Maddox. She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Gretna. She was devoted to her Lord as she assisted her husband with the church families they served. She was employed at the Lane Company and Abbott Laborotories in Altavista, VA for many years. 

She is survived by a brother-in-law, Irvin Hunt and wife, Doris of Nathalie; and numerous nieces and nephews. 

Funeral services will be conducted 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Gretna by Rev. Bob Ballance. A private entombment will be held at Altavista Memorial Park. 

The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11:00 a.m. Saturday, November 6, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Gretna. 

The family wishes to thank the church families of the First Baptist Church of Gretna and Mulberry Baptist Church in Nathalie for their love, support and prayers over the years. Additionally, a special thank you to the staff of Gretna Health and Rehab for their loving care of Rubye and support to the family. 

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorial contributions be made to the First Baptist Church of Gretna, P.O. Box 339, Gretna, VA 24557. 

Colbert-Moran Funeral Home, Gretna is assisting the family. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting