Alberta Lassiter Gunter, age 95, of Southport, NC, formally of Sanford, passed away on Thursday, February 13, 2020 at SECU Hospice House in Brunswick County.
She was born in Moore County on May 12, 1924 to the late Arthur and Maude Lassiter. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Jake Gunter; sons, Larry Gunter and Darrell Gunter; grandchild, Stacey Hart; sisters, Nannie Lassiter, Allie Blake, Myrtie Elkins and Ollie Chrisco; brothers, Harold Lassiter, Floyd Lassiter, Leonard Lassiter and Arthur “Bug” Lassiter. Alberta worked for many years at Cornell Dubilier. She enjoyed spending time working in her garden, sewing and quilting, but her family was her greatest love.
She is survived by one sister, Ruth Fields of Siler City; grandchildren, Stephanie Gunter Bodmer and husband, Robert Gosnell, Tiffany Gunter and Ginger Gunter Thomas and husband, Brad; great-grandchildren, Laurel Holmes, Nicholas Johnson and Sarah Evans and husband, Bryan and great-great-grandchild, Ruby Evans.
A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 15, 2020 at 1:00 PM in the chapel of Bridges Cameron Funeral Home with Pastor Darren Moore officiating.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to SECU Hospice House, 955 Mercy Lane SE, Bolivia, NC 28422.
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