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Lauren Ashleigh (Pierson) Gunter

December 29, 1990 ~ March 11, 2024 (age 33) 33 Years Old

Lauren Gunter Obituary

Lauren Ashleigh Pierson Gunter, age 33, of Sanford, NC, passed away Monday, March 11, 2024 at UNC Medical Center following a stroke and selflessly donating a kidney to her sister and other organs to those needing lifesaving measures.

She was born in Moore County, NC on December 29, 1990 to Van Alan Pierson and Crystal Grace Glisson Pierson.  In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband Evan Bennett Gunter; precious daughter Lillian Grace Gunter and sister Kathleen Emma Pierson.

Lauren was a hairdresser before she found her true passion in life working at Floyd L. Knight School and helping children with special needs.  In lieu of flowers, please donate to Floyd L. Knight or the Autism Society to help those children who Lauren dearly loved.

Lauren was a sweet person with a great sense of humor and a kind heart.  She enjoyed going to the beach with her family and was a loving mother to Lily and wife to Evan.

The family will receive friends Friday, March 15, 2024 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Zion Christian Church Fellowship Hall and other times at the home of Terri Gunter.  The funeral service will be Saturday, March 16th at 1:00 PM at Zion Christian Church with Rev. Steve Johnson officiating.  Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The addresses for donations are; Floyd L. Knight, 607 W. McIntosh Street, Sanford, NC 27330 and Autism Society of NC, 5121 Kingdom Way, #100, Raleigh, NC 27607.

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March 15, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Zion Christian Church Fellowship Hall
23 Zion Church Rd.
Sanford, NC 27330

Funeral Service
March 16, 2024

1:00 PM
Zion Christian Church
23 Zion Christian Church Road
Sanford, NC 27330


Zion Christian Church Cemetery


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