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2010-08-12 / Obituaries

Betty Beaman Gunter

January 16, 1929 - August 9, 2010

Mrs. Gunter passed away on Monday, August 9, 2010 at her home.

Betty Joyce Beaman Gunter was born on January 16, 1929 in Dime Box, Texas to Harry Knox Beaman Sr. and Ruth (Rose) Beaman. She was united in marriage to Benjamin Franklin Gunter on October 18, 1946 in Bryan, Texas. She and her family owned and operated Gunter’s Restaurant in Giddings for several years.

Betty was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; two brothers, B.G. Beaman and Harry K. Beaman Jr. and a sister, Velma Leverett.

She is survived by five daughters, Patsy & Cecil Buscha of Lincoln, Johnnie & Dwayne Reynolds of Caldwell, Barbara & Gene Coker of Livingston, Terry & Melvin Iselt of Ledbetter and Susie & Gary Wrinkle of Orange Grove; four sons, Benjamin & Gloria Gunter Jr. of Ledbetter, Bill Gunter of Ledbetter, Joe Gunter of Ledbetter and Travis & Lynn Gunter of Giddings; 21 grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 1 great, great granddaughter; sister, Shirley (Hosea) & James Yantis of Hearne; sister-in-law, Elizabeth Franz of Bartlett as well as several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services for Betty Gunter, 81 of Ledbetter, Texas, were held at 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 11, 2010 at Phillips & Luckey Funeral Home in Giddings. Visitation was held Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Hospice Brazos Valley, 1048 North Jefferson, La Grange, Texas 78945 or to the charity of one’s choice.

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