Omia Gunter Voiles (95) went home to be with her Lord & Savior on November 21, 2020. She was born to the late William Herbert & Elizabeth Shannon on January 9,1925, in Sunbright, Tennessee, and was the oldest of their 10 children.
Omia was a devoted and loving daughter, wife, mother, grandmother & great grandmother. She had many interests & hobbies such as gardening, canning, crocheting, knitting, sewing & quilting. She also held many jobs over the years, such as Derm Printing, Centennial Packing, Brooks Canning Factory, Branners Green house and Floral Shop, Avon lady for many years and Ball Corporation. Besides her family her greatest accomplishment was giving her heart & soul to Jesus Christ. Family & friends are comforted by the knowledge that she is now in His loving arms and that they will see her again. Omia was a devoted member for many years to Westside Baptist Church. She was also a member of the White Shrine and Avondale Sympathy Club.
Omia was preceded in death by her husband and father of her children Millard Ford Gunter and the late Elmer P. Voiles. Two of her infant children Carolyn Sue & David Ray Gunter. Brothers Manus, Lonas & Ambers Shannon. Sisters Ina McCluskey & Imogene Watters. Nephews Earl & Dennis Shannon, Herbert McCluskey, Lynn & Jerry Waters.
Omia is survived by her children Wilma Watters (husband David); Millard Lee Gunter, and Janice Snodgrass (husband-Martin). 5 grandchildren Portia Frecker, Conley Watters, Cordy Bubenzer, Nicole Oldfather, Terra Garvey and 13 greatgrandchildren. Her surviving siblings are Amous, Coy & James Shannon a sister Zonie Thomas and many nieces & Nephews. Omia will be deeply missed by all that knew & loved her.
The family will receive friends Saturday, November 28, 2020 from 11am to 12 pm Schubert Funeral Home Sunbright, TN, Funeral will follow at 12 pm with Rev. Larry Walters and Rev. Mike Carroll officiating. She will be laid to rest beside her first husband Millard and their two children after the funeral in the Human Cemetery also in Sunbright, TN.
In lieu of Flowers any donations can be made to her church Westside United Baptist Church 3021 West Cornbread Rd. Muncie, IN 47302.
Schubert Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Ms. Omia Gunter Voiles.