Myrtle Ruth (Vincent) Gunter

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Funeral services will be held at 1:00 pm, Saturday, August 16, at Hepzibah Baptist Church, Talladega, AL, for Myrtle Ruth Vincent Gunter, 90, who went to be with her LORD on Thursday, August 14, 2014. Thom Harrison and Mickey Caldwell will officiate. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. Myrtle Ruth, "Maw Maw" to her family, friends, and home health nurses, made an impact on every single life she touched. She was a resident of the Renfroe community most of her life, and a Sunday School teacher for years at Hepzibah, a member of Renfroe Homemakers Club. She had a servant's heart and was never happier than when she was sending cards, cooking, sewing quilts, and making jams and jellies for her family and friends. She was an employee of Palm Beach Company for 26 years. She was preceded in death by her husband, Howard W. Gunter; and daughter, Cynthia Gunter Harris, her parents, Henry David and Myrtle Lee (Beck) Vincent; step-mother, Mae Vincent; brother, Henry Eugene Vincent; sisters, Nina Kay, Linn, Priscilla Howell and Vivian Naumann. She is survived by her son, Howard David Gunter (Janice), daughters, Carolyn Hayes Spurgeon (David), and Deborah Ruth Carden, son-in-law, Richard Harris, 17 grandchildren, 42 great-grandchildren, 5 great, great-grandchildren, brothers, Emmett Vincent (Oakie), Ezekiel Vincent (Barbara); sisters, Adelle Caldwell, Frankie Jo Cosby, sister-in-law, Ludie Vincent and many loving nieces, nephews, and friends. Pallbearers will be nephew, Jimmy Vincent, Kim Cosby, Larry Vincent, Gene Linn, Donald Linn and Joseph Linn. Honorary pallbearers, Esther Sunday School Class, Joe Cothran's visitation team from North Glencoe Baptist Church, special caregivers, Dr. Thomas Corley, Carol Gladden & associates, GRMC Home Health, Nursing personnel ER, SlCU, and 7th floor, GRMC. The family will receive friends on Saturday at the church prior to the funeral from 11:30 -1:00 pm. Memorial gifts may be made to American Cancer Assn., Autism Speaks, Wounded Warriors, or Online condolences may be sent to www.usreyfuneralhome.com Usrey Funeral Home in Talladega is in charge.
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Usrey Brown Funeral Service
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(256) 362-2344
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Published in The Daily Home on Aug. 15, 2014
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