Originally created 05/24/05

Mrs. Jean McClain Gunter (AIKEN, S.C.)



AIKEN, S.C. - Funeral services for Mrs. Jean McClain Gunter will be held Thursday, May 26, 2005 at 2 PM at St. John's United Methodist Church, Aiken, SC, with Pastor Sam Marcengill & Pastor M. Eugene Mullikin officiating. Mrs. Gunter will be placed in the church at 1 PM Thursday. Interment will follow in Sunset Memory Gardens, Graniteville, SC. Pallbearers will be John Dupree, Lewis Heath, Bill Simpson, George Dupree, Rev. Jim Caprell, and Russell Mangum. Honorary pallbearers will be Robert Cain, Daniel Magness, Austin Willing, Peter Knoller, Harold Dye, Ray Hydrick, Mac Ross, George Ray McClain, Gerald McClain, and Richard Boyd. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 25, 2005 from 6 until 8 PM at George Funeral Homes, Historic Downtown Chapel, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, SC. Mrs. Gunter, 75, of Aiken, SC, died Sunday, evening, May 22, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital, Hospice Unit, Augusta, GA. Born in Jackson, SC, a daughter of the late Gary Talma dge and Lucille McKellar McClain, she had lived in Aiken County, SC all of her life. Mrs. Gunter attended boarding school in Montreat, NC and graduated from Ellenton high School. She was a devoted mother, grandmother, and homemaker and was a member of St. John's United Methodist Church, Aiken, SC. Sons, Dr. Richard Glenn Gunter and his wife, Diane, Rock Hill, SC and Scott Douglas Gunter and his wife, Sandra, Aiken, SC; sisters, Eudora McClain Dupree, Macon, GA and Joyce McClain Jackson, Orlando, FL; grandchildren, John Houston Gunter, Olivia Leigh Gunter, and Bradd William Sasser and his wife, Anne Marie, and a great-grandchild, Caitlin Marie Sasser, survive her. Her husband, Mr. Richard G. Gunter preceded her in death December 17, 2004 Memorials may be made to St. John's United Methodist Church, 104 Newberry St., NW, Aiken, SC 29801, Greenpond Baptist Church, P.O. Box 91, Jackson, SC 29831 or St. Joseph Hospice, 2260 Wrightsboro Rd., Augusta, GA 30904 Visit www.GeorgeFuneralHomes.com to sign the online condolence register and view the obituary. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle May 24, 2005