Opal Maddox Gunter, age 70 of Lawrenceville, died Thursday, July 13, 2006. Funeral Services will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, July 15, 2006 in the Lawrenceville Chapel of Tim Stewart Funeral Home. Rev. Mac Palmer and Mr. Marc Veazey will officiate. Burial Gwinnett Memorial Park, Lawrenceville. A member of Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, Lawrenceville, Mrs. Gunter was a retired Sears employee with 28 years of service. She was preceded in death by her infant daughter, Melanie Sword and her parents, Leonard & Lois Maddox. Mrs Gunter is survived by: Husband: Glenn Gunter; Children: Cheryl Rowe, both of Lawrenceville, Sharon Hendrix, Dacula, Susan & Marc Veazey, Alexandria, VA; Step-Children: Cheryl & Keith Williams, Lithia Springs, Gail & Jim Middleton, FL, Tony & Sue Gunter, Suwanee; Brothers: John Maddox, Ernest “Red” Maddox, both of Lawrenceville; Sisters: Mary Parks, Auburn, Delphia Cole, Matt Fortner, both of Lawrenceville; Grandchildren: Jessica Smith, Jennifer Jankouskas, Erin Hendrix, Kyle Veazey, Gabriel Veazey; 5 Step-Grandchildren; 3 Step-Great Grandchildren; Several Nieces & Nephews. Flowers accepted or memorials to The American Cancer Society, Gwinnett County Unit, 6500 Sugarloaf Parkway, Suite 260, Duluth, Georgia 30097. Family will receive friends from 2-4 PM & 6-9 PM, Friday, July 14, 2006 at the Tim Stewart Funeral Home, 300 Simonton Road, Lawrenceville, Georgia 30045, 770-962-3100. Please sign online guest registry at www.stewartfh.com .