Gunter, Sylvia Pratt

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Sylvia Pratt Gunter of Christiansburg, VA passed from this earth and joined the Lord on February 24, 2021. She is survived by her beloved husband of 59 years, Paul Linwood Gunter; and their daughter, Rhonda Lynn Gunter.

After retirement, Sylvia and Paul enjoyed travelling to experience all 50 of the states. She was passionate about planting and tending her flowers and dancing. She always had a smile on her face and a kind word for everyone. Her faith and love were pure. She will forever be in the hearts of those fortunate enough to have known her. She was as beautiful on the inside as on the outside.

Other surviving family members are sisters, Pauline Poff and Mary Buckner; brother, Lawton Pratt (Helen); brothers-in-law, Sonny Gunter (Lora) and Jimmy Gunter (Carol); sisters-in-law, Jeanette Reynolds (Frank) and Olie Sue Morris; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.
Sylvia was preceded in death by her parents, Mullins and Alma Pratt; sisters and brothers, Wilma Hubbard, Melvin Pratt, Ivan Pratt, Aldon Pratt, Freeman Pratt, Christine Bower, Hubert Pratt, Lenford Pratt, and Clinton Pratt.

Visitation will be Saturday, February 27, 2021, from 1-2 p.m. at Faith Christian Church. Funeral Services will begin at 2 p.m. with Pastor David Rhudy officiating. Interment will follow in Sunset Cemetery.

We want to thank our special neighbors, Sharon and Denny Naglett, Randy and Joan Conner, Wayne Atkins, John and Kim Duncan, Dustin and Amber Williams, and special friends, Scottie Smith, Randy Flinchum, Wanda Garrison, David Rhudy, Sharon Johnson, Charlie’s Angels, and the Church family for their never ending prayers, support, and kindness.

The family would like to express their gratitude to Good Samaritan Hospice, Angie Sutphin and staff, Comfort Care Senior Home, Mary Harris and her staff, and the doctors and nurses at Lewis Gale Montgomery that cared for and showed compassion and kindness to us all.