Rhea Dawn Hunt, age 76, of Salem passed away Friday, March 31, 2023 at her residence.  Born December 11, 1946, she was the the daughter of the late Bob and Ruth Chastain.

She was a member of New Beginning Baptist Church and the Red Hat Ladies.

Rhea Dawn is survived by 2 sons: Bobby Hunt and Chris Hunt (Tara); 2 sisters: Molly Sawyer and Rita Clampitt; 4 grandchildren: Brittany Hunt, Mariah Hunt, Grayson Hunt, and Gavin Hunt; and 2 great grandchildren: Stella Harkness and Miley Harkness.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Bob and Ruth Chastain; husband, Gale Allen Hunt; brother, Ronnie Chastain; and sister, Ruth Ann Kelly.

Funeral services will be held Monday, April 3, 2023 at 11:00 a.m. at Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home-Salem Chapel with Scott Huffaker officiating.  Visitation will be held Sunday, April 2, from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home and on Monday from 9:00 a.m. until time of service at the funeral home.  Burial to follow at Crown Hill Cemetery.