Diana Lou Gunter

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Diana Lou Gunter, 72, of Gans passed away at 11:24 am, Friday, October 29, 2021, at Mercy Medical Center in Fort Smith, Arkansas.

Diana was born on August 23, 1949, in Sallisaw, Oklahoma to James Louis Brown and the late Nina Jean (Crosslin) Brown. She grew up in Gans and graduated from Gans High School in 1967. She was the City Clerk in Gans for 16 years and retired from the Cherokee Casino as a Vault Cashier. Diana devoted her entire life to her family. She was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. She was of the Assembly of God Faith. Her hobbies included embroidering, cooking, gardening, and enjoying her time with her children and all of her grandbabies. She was married to the love of her life, Joe, for 54 years.

Diana was preceded in death by her mother Nina Jean (Crosslin) Brown and her great-grandson Karsten Shane Whitekiller.

Survivors include her husband, Joe Gunter, Jr. of the home; her father, James Brown; siblings, Daryl and Deana Brown, Dennis and John Wigley-Brown, Darla Gragg and Stacy Shelton; brother and sister in law, Gary and Shirley Gunter; children, Steven and Manci Gunter, Matt and Robin Whitekiller, Jayme Gunter; grandchildren, Steven Ty Gunter (Erin Clegg), Garrett Lewis, Jacklyn and Dylan Frazier, Joshua Moore, Bayli and Matt Corley, Blayke Haggard (Alyssa Hale), Brylee Haggard (Aysen Capps), Shane and Stephanie Whitekiller, Trent Whitekiller (Crystal Brewer); great-grandbabies Peyton and Paxton (who is due in December), Ryker, Hadley, Rynli and Jackson (who is due in March); and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and dear friends whom she loved very much.

Visitation for Diana will be held on Wednesday, November 03, 2021, from 4-7 PM in the Sequoyah Memorial Chapel of Forever Memories Funeral Services in Sallisaw, 463505 Hwy 101, Sallisaw, OK. Funeral services will be at 2:00 PM Thursday, November 4, 2021, at Gans Assembly of God with Daryl Brown and Bro. Bill Peters officiating.

Active Casket Bearers: Blayke Haggard, Matt Corley, Butch Acton, Derek Brown, Drayden Brown, Drextyn Brown, Drantly Brown, Joshua Moore Honorary Casket Bearers: Gary Gunter, Steven Ty Gunter, Shane Whitekiller, Trent Whitekiller, Garrett Lewis, Edward Barnes, Tony Gray, Chris Gray, Jimmy Norrid, David Ross, Bill Epps, and John Wigley-Brown.

Forever Memories Funeral Services
463505 Hwy 10, Sallisaw, OK


This Post Has 6 Comments

  1. Sharon Winter

    I’m sorry to hear of Diana’s passing. Prayers and God’s comfort for your family.

  2. Lisa Abbey Snow

    Many prayers to you all. She was a lovely lady.

  3. Debbie Phillips

    We are blessed to witness how your family loves and cares for each other. We are praying for all๐Ÿ™

  4. Ball Lynda

    So sorry for your loss. Love and Prayers from both mom and I sent to u and family

  5. Lisa Brunk Childers

    May many happy memories help you through this most difficult time. Diana was always so sweet and always smiling.

  6. Jana Remer Pennington

    So very very sorry for your loss she was my first mother in law such a sweet lady . My thoughts and prayers go out to the family n friends ๐Ÿ™

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