Services:11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 17, 2009 at Philadelphia Baptist Church. Visitation:4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., Friday, January 16, 2009 at Hixson Brothers, Pineville and Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.
Services for Gladys Slay Gunter Richardson will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, January 17, 2009 at Philadelphia Baptist Church Reverends Tom Jordan, Ricky Belgard, Jacob Crawford and Philip Robertson officiating. Burial will be Philadelphia Cemetery, under the direction of Hixson Brothers, Pineville.
Pallbearers will be grandsons, Carl Gunter, III, Ryan Gunter, Cody Norris, Jason Gunter, great grandsons, Carl Gunter, IV, Mic Slocum, Matthew Rosier, Christopher Gunter, Jesse Rosier, Corey Gunter and Justin Manton.
Mrs. Richardson, 88, of Libuse passed away Wednesday, January 14, 2009 at Rapides Regional Medical Center.
She was born and raised in Rapides Parish. She was baptized Methodist in Horse Pen Creek at an early age. She joined Philadelphia Baptist Church at 17 years old and became an active member of the church and the Czech community of Libuse.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Louella Sullivan & Charles “Buck” Slay; husband, Carl N. "Euddie" Gunter; sons, Elton Wayne & Carl Newton Gunter; sister, Goldie Slay; brother, Oliver R. Slay; granddaughter, Rhonda D. Gunter.
Those left to cherish her memory include her husband, Robert Richardson; children, Gladys Mae Gunter Norris, husband, Terry Norris their children, Aleesha Norris Iles, husband, Randell & children, Kali Carman, Tory Carman, Taylor Iles, Chayce Iles & Easton Iles, Cody Norris, wife, T. J. & children, Blair, Carley & Audrey. Son, Travis Gunter, wife, Mary and their children, Michelle Johnson, husband, Klein, Angela Brodnax, husband, Michael Shane their children, Taylor, Meagan & Adam. Jason Gunter, wife, Danielle their son Cody. Daughter-in-law, Jessie Paulk Gunter. Her children, Carl Gunter, III, wife, Martha, their children Carl Gunter, IV wife Sarah their daughters, Abigail & Rhonda, Christopher & Cory. Melody Gunter Slocum, husband, Mike, their children, Ashley Slocum Wenkle, husband Chris & daughter, Preslee, Jessica Slocum Alwell, husband, Jamey, their children, Rylee & Ethan. & son, Mic Slocum. Penny Gunter Rosier, husband, Mark, their children, Matthew, Lyndsay, Jesse, & Hope Rosier. Fancy Gunter Manton, husband, Kyle, their children, Justin & Jordan. Ryan Gunter, wife, Andrea, their daughters, Laken, Emily & Macee. Johnny Gunter, wife, Jane, their children, Karla Tollette, husband, John, her sons Dustin, Casey, wife, Justine, their son Aiden, DD Gunter, wife, Sonya, their children, Ashley & Chase. Eddie Gunter, wife, Belinda & daughters, Britney & Victoria, Erick Gunter, wife, Leigh and their children, Elizabeth , Lauren and Sean. Also survived by two brothers, Charles O. Slay, Jr. and wife, Elaine and John R. Slay and wife, Grace, numerous nieces and nephews; sister-in-law, Opal R. Gunter.
Friends may call Friday at Hixson Brothers, Pineville from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and Saturday at the church from 10:00 a.m. until service time.
Memorials may be made to Holloway Methodist Church Cemetery Fund, 182 Denny Road, Deville, LA 71328.
wst... has learned that gladys slay gunter richardson, aged 88, mother of the late district 27 state representative, carl gunter, jr. died around 8:30 p.m. tonight.