Cecil E. Gunter

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Cecil E. Gunter, 78, formerly of Woodlawn Drive, Morganton, died Wednesday, January 19, 2000, in a Black Mountain nursing center.

Mr. Gunter was born in Maryville, TN, was a son of the late Pascal and Hester Jenkins Gunter, and was married to Marie Austin Gunter who died November 28, 1994. He was an Army veteran of WW II and was retired from Drexel Furniture Co. He also formerly worked at the Battery Park Hotel. He attended Grace Baptist Church in Morganton.

Surviving are his sister, Bernice Ownbey and a brother Gene Gunter, both of Asheville; two nephews and a niece.

Funeral services will be 2:00 pm Thursday in the Patton Avenue chapel of Groce Funeral Home with the Rev. Ralph Reed officiating. Military rites will be at Shepherd Memorial Park.

Memorials may be made to Hospice of Burke County.

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