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Ruth E. Gunter

January 17, 1934 — December 28, 2023


Ruth E. Gunter, 89, died December 28, 2023.

A native of Macon County, North Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Virge and Annie Mae Chastain Vinson and the widow of Malvin D. Gunter. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Vivian Naugle.

Ruth lived in Athens since 1965 and was a schoolteacher for many years in Clarke County. She was an active member of Christian Life Worship Center.

A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, January 13, 2024 at 1:00 PM at Christian Life Worship Center.

Survivors include three children, Cheryl Cheatham of Watkinsville, Michael Gunter and Cynthia Gunter, both of Athens; two sisters, Martha Hollingsworth of Marietta and Rosaline Scarboro of Athens; several grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

Lord and Stephens Funeral Home, EAST, is in charge of arrangements.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ruth E. Gunter, please visit our flower store.

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Memorial Service

Saturday, January 13, 2024

Starts at 1:00 pm (Eastern time)

Christian Life Worship Center (Kathwood Drive, Athens)

125 Kathwood Drive, Athens, GA 30607

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