Louise Tutterow Gunter

Published 1:16 pm Sunday, May 20, 2018

Louise Tutterow Gunter, 90, of Courtney, died at Mountain Valley Hospice Home in Yadkinville Friday, May 18, 2018.

She was born in Davie County on May 2, 1928; daughter of the late Robert and Nina Richardson Tutterow. She was married to Moyer H. Gunter, the love of her life. She was of the Baptist faith and loved her Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ. She retired from Sara Lee Corp. after 28 years.  She was employed for Yadkin County Schools (Courtney and Forbush High) with the cafeteria staff. She enjoyed working in her yard and growing flowers, cooking and was known for her fruit and red velvet cakes. She loved spending time with family, friends and close neighbors.

Surviving: special nieces and caregivers, Marie (Donald) Hawks, Buffy (Ron) Armstrong and their children, Jesse, Skylar, Seanna, and Baylee, which she claimed as her grandchildren; a furry companion, “Kitty;” and several nieces, nephews, friends and neighbors.

In addition to her parents and her spouse, she was preceded in death by: 3 sisters, Ella Ratledge, Elsie Stanley, and Flora Cleary; 3 brothers, Carl, Clarence and Alfred Tutterow; sisters-m-law, Thelma and Hazel Tutterow; and brothers-in-law, Clyde Ratledge, Anderson Stanley and Clyde Cleary.

A celebration of life service will be conducted at 3 p.m.Monday, May 21 at Gentry Family Chapel in Yadkinville.  Burial will follow in Turners Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2-3 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home.

Memorials: Turners Creek Baptist Cemetery Fund, 3224 Courtney Huntsville Rd., Yadkinville, 27055.

Condolences: www.gentryfuneralservice.com.