Lois Young Gunter, 94, of Spruce Pine, died Saturday, March 30, 2019, at Brian Center Health and Rehab in Spruce Pine.
Born May 22, 1924, in Mitchell County, she was the daughter of the late Joseph A. and Anne McKinney Young. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Morrison “Mutt” Gunter. She was also preceded in death by a brother, Jake Young; and a nephew, David Young.
Lois was a member of the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine and was retired from Blue Ridge Regional Hospital where she served as a pharmacist assistant. She was very dedicated to her parents and family. She enjoyed reading, baking and watching TV, particularly sports programming.
Left to cherish her memories are her sister, Margarett Sharpe, and husband, Eddie, of Bakersville; her nieces, Ginger McKinney, Sammie Sharpe and Cynthia Sharpe; her nephews, Chad Young and Eddie H. Sharpe II; and several great-nieces and nephews.
A funeral service for Lois Gunter was 2 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2019, in the Chapel of Webb Funeral Home with the Rev. Scott Good officiating. A time to support the family, share memories and receive friends was 1-2 p.m. Monday, April 1, 2019, in the funeral home chapel. Interment was in the Spruce Pine Memorial Cemetery.
The family would like to extend a “Special Thank You” to the staff at the Brian Center Health and Rehab for its wonderful care of Lois during her stay and the entire church family of First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine.
Flowers will be accepted and appreciated, or memorial donations may be made to Spruce Pine First Baptist Church, 125 W. Tappan St., Spruce Pine, NC 28777.
Words of comfort may be emailed to the family by going to www.webbfh.com, selecting Lois Gunter’s name and signing her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home of Spruce Pine is honored to assist the Gunter family. Mrs. Gunter’s obituary has also been posted on Facebook.
Mitchell News-Journal • April 3, 2019