Betty Jo BuntenFebruary 21, 1935 ~ September 24, 2017 (age 82)
Betty Jo Bunten, 82, of Apison, TN, passed away on Sunday, September 24, 2017.
Betty was a member of Christ United Methodist Church; she worked for DePauw University, and Heartfelts. She enjoyed her volunteer work for the Cystic Fibrous Foundation and headed numerous fundraisers in the Kansas City, MO area. She loved to travel the world with her husband after he retired, but they always made the time to make family road trips every summer and created memories that will last a lifetime.
She was preceded in death by Doyle Bunten her loving husband of 57 years; parents, Ralph and Edna Shonkwiler; and brothers, Bernard, Wayne, and Eugene Shonkwiler.
She is survived by her son, John (Teresa) Bunten; daughter, Brenda (Greg) Schloesser; sister, Maxine Stage; grandchildren, Jason (Candice) Schloesser, Dustin Schloesser; great grandchildren, Abby, Reid, and Riley Schloesser, and several nieces and nephews.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 29, at 1 PM in the funeral home chapel with Rev. David Hall and Bryan Danzler officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.
In lieu of flowers please make contributions to the Christ UMC building fund or choir.
Please visit www.heritagechattanooga.com to share words of comfort to the family.
The family will receive friends on Thursday, September 28, from 4-7 PM at Heritage Funeral Home, 7454 E. Brainerd Rd.