Address: formerly of Hilltop Lane, Spruce Pine
Date of Death: Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Arrangements: Webb Funeral Home
Details: Faye Calloway Gunter, age 87, formerly of Hilltop Lane in Spruce Pine died Wednesday, November 13, 2013 at the Kate B. Reynolds Hospice and Palliative Care Center in Winston-Salem, NC.
She was born on July 3, 1926 in Avery County to the late Gip O. and Joe Rhyne Calloway. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Hoyle Gunter who passed away in 2005. She was also preceded in death by her brothers; Buddy and Roy Calloway.
Faye was a member of the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine where she served as a Sunday School Teacher for the youth girl’s class and on the Bereavement Committee. She made wedding and anniversary cakes for many people throughout Avery, Mitchell, and Yancey Counties. She was retired from Blue Bell Manufacturing and later Hampshire Hosiery.
Mrs. Faye Gunter leaves behind her daughter; Wanda Gouge and husband, Steve of Wilkesboro, NC; her sons; Dean Gunter and wife, Barbara of Winston-Salem and Joey Gunter of Asheville; her sister; Rosalyn Ellis of Spruce Pine; her brothers; Bill Calloway of Spruce Pine; Bob Calloway and John Calloway both of Newland; Charlie Calloway of Austin, TX; David Calloway of White Pine, TN; Jake Calloway of Sanford, FL and Tom Calloway of Greenwood, SC; four grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.
The funeral service for Mrs. Faye Gunter will be at 2:00 pm on Saturday, November 16, 2013 at the First Baptist Church of Spruce Pine with the Rev’s. Steve Gouge and Matthew Costner officiating. Interment will follow in the Spruce Pine Memorial Cemetery. The family will receive friends Saturday afternoon from 12:30 pm until 2:00 pm at the church.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial donations be made to: Kate B. Reynolds Hospice and Palliative Care Center, 101 Hospice Lane, Winston-Salem, NC 28669
Words of comfort may be e-mailed to the family by going to the website; www.webbfh.com., selecting Mrs. Gunter’s name and then you may sign her guestbook. Webb Funeral Home in Spruce Pine, NC is assisting the Gunter family.