|Birth: ||Jan. 8, 1913|
|Death: ||Oct. 9, 2008|
Mae Bunten - BUTLER
Mae "Dove" Burton Bunten, age 95, of Butler, passed away Wednesday, October 29, 2008, in Life Care Center of Elizabethton.
Mrs. Bunten was born June 8, 1913, in Johnson County to the late Millard Scott Burton and Rebecca Bunton Burton. She worked for Eastman Kodak in Rochester, New York and retired in 1975. She loved to feed the birds and liked watching her flowers grow.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Bunten on August 16, 1997, three sisters, Ruth Moody, Pearl Bunton and Rose McGuire; three brothers, Paul Burton and infants Coy and Mark; nephews, Joseph Windell McGuire, Asa Bunton, Scott Bunton and Dwight Bunton, and a great nephew, Frank Bunton.
Survivors include nieces, Earleen Peterson of Bryson City, NC; Martha Query of Unicoi, TN and Elma Ruth Stanton of Butler, TN; nephews, Walter McGuire of Loveland, OH and Raymond Bunton and wife Mildred of Tallahassee, FL; several great nieces and nephews and many special friends, including Teresa Thompson, Cristy Sampson and the late Johnny Stanton.
The family will receive friends from 12:30 until 2:00 P.M., Sunday, November 2, 2008, at Mountain City Funeral Home with the service to follow at 2:00 P.M., with Pastor Ray Greene officiating. Music will be provided by Sugar Grove Trio. Pallbearers will be Raymond Campbell, Charles Thompson, Mack Hollaway, Lyle Wolfe, Harvey Fowler and Glenn Vines. Honorary pallbearers will be Claude Gregg, Roy Greene, Allen Snyder, Jim Campbell, Gervis Greenwell and Robert Pennington. Burial will follow in Bunton Cemetery.
The family would like to express special thanks to Dr. Susanne Shine, Dr. Alainya Hare and nurse, Wanda Laws.
Those who wish may send memorial contributions to Bunton Cemetery, c/o Kyle Evans, 329 Mia Dr., Bristol, TN 37620.
Condolences may be made online at www.mountaincityfuneralhome.com.
The family of Mae Bunten has entrusted her services to Mountain City Funeral Home, 224 S. Church St., Mountain City, TN 37683.
Eugene Bunten (1908 - 1997)*
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Record added: Mar 25, 2010
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