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August 7, 1943 ~ July 26, 2023 (age 79) 79 Years Old
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Mrs. Susie Stewart Gunther, age 79 of Helenwood, TN passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, at the Methodist Medical Center of Oak Ridge with her family by her side. Mrs. Gunther was born in Morgan County, TN on August 7, 1943, to the late Link and Myrtle Stewart. She was a member of Burgess Creek Baptist Church.
Mrs. Susie (along with her husband, Junior) had a mobile home moving business for many years. Susie also loved doing woodworking, quilting, working puzzles and worked many years in the hospital and nursing home in housekeeping. She had a kind and giving heart.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband of 52 years, Mr. Walter Harrison Gunther, Jr.; sister, Ethel Haley; three brothers, Elmer, Haskel, and Clayton.
Mrs. Susie is survived by two brothers, Elbert Stewart and wife Edith and William Stewart; two sisters, Annie Stewart Lowe and Marie Stewart Phenis; special nephew and caregiver, James Byrge and wife Mitzi; friend and neighbor, Mable and Dean Stevens along with many other family members and friends.
Friends may visit with the Gunther family on Wednesday, August 2, 2023 from 1 p.m. until time of the funeral service at 2 p.m. in the chapel of West-Murley Funeral Home with Bro. J.R. Massengale and Bro. Dudley Harness officiating. Music will be provided by Marilyn Byrge, Leisha Byrge and Leisha Martin.
Committal service will follow in the Reed Cemetery in the New River community. Pallbearers will be: Jamie Byrge, Mike Byrge, Randy Byrge, Gerald Stewart, Dennis Byrge, and Billy Miller. Honorary pallbearers will be: Dewayne Overton, Jeff Overton, Michael Haley, Danny Haley, Bobby Byrge, and Harold Byrge.
West-Murley Funeral Home is serving the family of Mrs. Susie Stewart Gunther.