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Gunter Cemetery
Thornton, Limestone County, Texas

Lat: 31° 23' 01"N, Lon: 96° 32' 08"W

Contributed by Bruce Jordan, Oct 16, 2004 [bjordan@galde.net]. Total records = 42.

From Thornton go north on FM 1246. Turn left on LCR 656 and go to LCR 662 and turn right. The cemetery is .2 mile on your right and visible from road.

William Williams "Billie" Gunter (1861-1940) came to Limestone Co., TX with his parents after the Civil War. He and his wife, Laura E. Williams (1868-1937), had 13 children. Their infant son, Evan, was the first burial in 1893. Billie, Laura, and 8 of their children are buried in this cemetery. The Gunter families were very active in the community. The Gunter Cemetery is well maintained and is still accepting burials.

This is a complete recording of this all existing headstones in this cemetery as of Aug, 2004. There may be unmarked graves.

- Bruce Jordan

Davis, Gladys Gunter, b. 1910, d. 1975
Garrett, Billie Nathan, no dates, Son, No last name on Marker
Garrett, Charlotte, no dates, Daughter, No last name on marker
Garrett, Geo. Willis Jr., no dates, Son
Garrett, George W., b. 1883, d. 1968, s/w Lottie H. Garrett, Papa
Garrett, Lottie H., b. 1890, d. 1982, s/w George W. Garrett, Mama
Gunter, A. L. (Fred), b. 5 May 1894, d. 23 May 1936
Gunter, Alfred Lester, b. 28 Jun 1908, d. 3 Dec 1968, s/w Dell Gunter
Gunter, Belle Crockett, b. 27 Jun 1891, d. 3 Jan 1982, s/w Macon Alston Sr.
Gunter, Crocket Taylor, b. 15 Mar 1924, d. 14 May 1924
Gunter, Dell, b. 18 Nov 1906, d. No date, s/w Alfred Lester Gunter
Gunter, Evan, b. 5 Feb 1893, d. 16 Jun 1893, s/o W.W. & L.E. Gunter
Gunter, Florrie, b. 1889, d. 1961
Gunter, Grace Aileene, b. 15 Apr 1910, d. 15 Jun 1913, d/o W.W. & L.E. Gunter
Gunter, Grace B., b. 23 Jun 1908, d. 19 Jan 1979, s/w Lewis A. Gunter
Gunter, Henry M., b. 27 Dec 1906, d. 23 Dec 1907, s/o W.T & F.C. Gunter
Gunter, Henry Neal, b. 17 Sep 1896, d. 15 Jan 1905, s/o W.W. & L.E. Gunter
Gunter, Infant Daughter, b/d. 11 Dec 1915, d/o W.T. & Florrie
Gunter, Laura E., b. 12 Feb 1868, d. 21 Jul 1937, s/w William W. Gunter
Gunter, Lewis A., b. 25 Sep 1898, d. 1 Jan 1954, s/w Grace B. Gunter
Gunter, Macon A., b. 25 Jun 1917, d. 27 Nov 1918, s/o W.T. & Florrie Gunter
Gunter, Macon Alston Sr., b. 19 Jun 1886, d. 29 May 1963, s/w Belle Crockett Gunter
Gunter, Macon Alston, b. 7 Jun 1920, d. 4 Jul 1943, He died in defense of his country
Gunter, Martha Elizabeth, b. 23 Nov 1913, d. 2 May 1916, d/o M.A. & Belle Gunter
Gunter, Pauline, b. 6 Sep 1912, d. 7 Oct 1995
Gunter, W. T., b. 29 Jun 1888, d. 8 Mar 1919, WOW
Gunter, William W., b. 21 May 1861, d. 17 Mar 1940, s/w Laura E. Gunter
Gunter, Willie, b. 18 Sep 1913, d. 7 Jan 1916, s/o W.T. & Florrie Gunter
Mitchell, Anna B., b. 1891, d. 1984, s/w Frank H. Mitchell
Mitchell, Frank H., b. 1888, d. 1961, s/w Anna B. Mitchell
Mitchell, Frank William, b. 4 Jul 1916, d. 29 Feb 1992, Pvt USA WW II Silver Star Purple Heart
Mitchell, Mildred Lucile, b. 2 Oct 1911, d. 9 Mar 1915, Mamma
Rankin, Grandmother, d. 1923, s/w Jim B. Rankin
Rankin, Jim B., d. 1929, s/w Grandmother Rankin
Seamans, Harold L., b. 1916, d. 2003, Medal marker
Smith, E. Lawton, b. 11 Aug 1904, d. 13 Jan 1990, s/w Laura Belle Smith
Smith, Laura Belle, b. 2 Jul 1911, d. 16 Sep 1999, s/w E. Lawton Smith
Springfield, Bonnie Laura & Billie Lee, no dates
Williams, Infant Daughter, no dates, d/o Lonnie & Beatrice
Williams, J. T., b. 20 Dec 1831, d. 16 Mar 1910
Williams, Sarah A., b. 28 Jan 1825, d. 15 Mar 1909
Yates, Martha, b. 1911, d. 1967

 

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