Kathy England Thompson Hunt

Kathy England Thompson Hunt departed this life on July 3, 2020, at her home in Cordova, Tenn. She was a Decaturville native, the daughter of Judge James Lawson and Nell Tinker England who preceded her in death. 

She is survived by her husband, Wilson Hunt of Cordova; her daughter, Kristy McCormic (Josh); granddaughter, Abigail Hooton (Hunter); and great-grandson, Bently Lawson, all of Fayette County. 

Kathy leaves one brother, Jim England (Jeanine) of Decaturville and nephews Jay (Alicia) of Decaturville and Paul Allen (Christy) of Parsons along with many family members, friends, classmates and students that grieve her passing.

Kathy was a 1972 graduate of Riverside High School and a graduate of Lambuth University in Jackson. She received her Nuclear Medicine Technology Certificate from Vanderbilt University in1976 and her Masters in Leadership from University of Memphis.

Kathy spent her entire medical career with The Baptist Memorial Hospital and Baptist College of Health Sciences in Memphis. She received the Brucer Award in 2019, the highest honor in the Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging field, for her many years of leadership in the field locally and nationally. She retired in 2017 at which time a scholarship was created in her name by her peers.

She was a Parishioner of The Church of The Holy Communion (Episcopal) in Memphis. Memorial plans are incomplete at this time. Memorials may be made to: Kathy Thompson Hunt Scholarship, Baptist College of Health Sciences, 1003 Monroe Ave. Memphis, TN 38104.

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