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Anne B. Hunter, volunteer

Anne B. Hunter, 94, a volunteer and former regent of Georgetown University, died Nov. 9 of congestive heart failure at Maplewood Park Place, an assisted living facility in Bethesda.

The death was confirmed by her son William Hunter.

Mrs. Hunter served on the board of regents at Georgetown University from 1993 to 1996.

Anne Turbeville Battaile was a Memphis native and a 1940 graduate of Trinity College in Washington, where she was class valedictorian.

She was a member of the Georgetown 1789 Society, a university society that recognizes benefactors, and helped raise money for the Chol-Chol Foundation for Human Development, a Chilean nonprofit organization that focuses on economic development for the indigenous population.

Her husband of 49 years, Dr. Oscar Hunter Jr., died in 1991. Their son Michael Hunter died in 2007.

Survivors include six children, Anne Ganley of Gibson Island, Md., Sidney Hunter of Denver, Margaret Hunter of Helena, Mont., Patricia Wilson of Warner Robins, Ga., Ellen Rainey of Boise, Idaho, and William Hunter of Fairfield, Iowa; three brothers, William Battaile Jr. of Bethesda, Frank Battaile of Biloxi, Miss., and Andrew Battaile of Saltillo, Miss.; 21 grandchildren; and 31 great-grandchildren.

— Megan McDonough

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