THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Betty Jean Gunby, 70, beloved wife of Mr. Eugene C. Gunby of Beechwood Drive, died Thursday, January 2, 2003, in the McDuffie County Hospital. Graveside services will be at 1:30 p.m., Saturday, January 4, 2003, in Westview Cemetery with Drs. George Freeman and James C. Elder Jr. officiating. Mrs. Gunby was a native of Columbus, but had lived in Thomson for many years. She was a homemaker and a member of Thomson First United Methodist Church. Survivors include her husband, Eugene C. Gunby, Thomson; two daughters, Mrs. Gloria Thompson, Thomson and Terry Bowers, Madison; her son, Edward Cooper Gunby, Fountain Inn, S.C.; her brother, George W. "Sonny" Poss, Thomson; and five grandchildren and two step grandchildren. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Thomson First United Methodist Church or the Thomson First Baptist Church. Friends may call at the residence or at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m., Friday night at the funeral home.
The Augusta Chronicle January 4, 2003