Alice L. Gunter

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Alice L. Gunter, 85, of Hodgenville, passed away Tuesday, April 3, 2012, at The Bridge at Monteagle in Monteagle, Tenn.

Alice was bon Nov. 17, 1926, in Des Moines, Iowa, the daughter of the late Earl C. and Edith P. Allnutt Lewis. She graduated from high school in Buckner, Mo., and married Dorman K. Gunter on Aug. 31, 1945, in Independence, Mo. They were married for 66 years.

While living in Independence, she was a member of Pleasant View Christian Church and was employed in several clerical positions. After retiring, she and her husband moved to Hodgenville. Alice was a member of Hodgenville Christian Church, the DAR, First Families of Oklahoma and the Homemakers Club, helped at the Lincoln Museum in Hodgenville and made cloth dolls and other crafts.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, William A. Lewis; and a sister, Roberta J. Davis.

In addition to her husband she is survived by a son, Dorman (Kay) Gunter Jr., of Hodgenville; a daughter, Sherry (Stephen) Burke of Illinois; a grandson, Brian Burke of Illinois; and a brother, John P. Lewis of Elizabethtown.

A graveside service was Saturday, April 7, at Red Hill Cemetery in Hodgenville with the Rev. Carlton Puryear officiating.

Bennett-Bertram Funeral Home in Hodgenville handled arrangements.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to Hodgenville Christian Church, P.O. Box 286, Hodgenville, KY 42748.

Condolences may be expressed at www.bennett-bertram.com.