Gunter, Ellene (Dalton)

Saturday, February 16, 2013

Ellene Gunter, 83, of Dalton, GA, passed away on Thursday, February 14, 2013 at Morningside Assisted Living. 

Ellene was born January 22, 1930 in Oconee County, daughter of the late Jesse and Nina Marshall. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a faithful member of Dug Gap Baptist Church. 

She was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 38 years, M. L. Gunter in 1985; sister, Frances Marshall; and brother, James Marshall. 

She is survived by her children, Marion, Jr. and Lola Gunter, Linda and Melvin Martel and Allen and Gloria Gunter all of Dalton; her grandchildren, Janet Suggs and Brian Gunter, of North Carolina and Joey Martel, Traci Martel, Craig Gunter and Michael Gunter all of Dalton; her great-grandchildren, Jonathon Suggs, Daniel Suggs and Avery Gunter of North Carolina, Michael Martel of Lafayette and Noah Martel, Zoey Martel and Brooklyn Gunter of Dalton; sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, cousins, nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Sunday, February 17 at 1 p.m. at Dug Gap Baptist Church with the Rev. Bob Bagley and the Rev. Dr. Byron Edens officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband in West Hill Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Andy Babb, Dino Gazaway, Gary Hightower, A. J. Johnston, Mitch Mitchell, Steve Smith and Terry Smith. 

The family will receive friends Saturday, February 16 from 4-6 p.m. at Love Funeral Home. 

Love Funeral Home, 1402 N. Thornton Ave., Dalton (across from Hamilton Medical Center) is in charge of arrangements.


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