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AUDREY ITHEA GANTT

December 12, 1931 July 11, 2011
AUDREY ITHEA GANTT
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Audrey Ithea (Bannister) Gantt was born December 12, 1931 in Calvert County, Maryland, to the late Elizabeth and James Bannister. Audrey was better known as Rabbit or Granny. She received her education in the public schools of Calvert County. Audrey was united in holy matrimony to the late Marcus Gantt, Sr. (Boo) on October 13, 1951. They were blessed with six children. She was a devoted wife and mother. Audrey was a dynamic cook for over fifty years. She cooked at various restaurants and for her church family. Audrey was a mother to the community. She loved everyone and showed her love through home cooking. Audrey opened her home to many friends and family. Her family was center of her life. She gave of herself continuously and always put God first. Audrey was a dedicated member of Eastern United Methodist Church. She participated in fundraisers for the Sunday school and sponsored Sunday school trips. Audrey would sponsor children to allow them to attend trips. Audrey departed this world on Monday, July 11, 2011. She is preceded in death by her loving husband Marcus Gantt Sr. (Boo). In addition to her husband and son, she was preceded in death by her son, Olson Gantt, Sr.; sister, Eleanor Bannister; brothers, James Bannister Sr., Olson Bannister Sr. and Leroy (Peter) Gantt. She leaves to cherish her memories her children, Ann Hurdle (Shawn), Dorothea (Rita) Gantt, Shirley Gantt, Marcus Gantt Jr., ( Laura), one adopted son Phillip Sutton (Barbara) and sisters, Odella Talley, Cheryl Avery; 4 brother in-laws, 4 sister in laws, 20 grandchildren, 14 great grandchildren and a multitude of other relatives and friends.

Visitation:

10:00AM to 11:00AM on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Eastern UM Church 975 Eastern Church Road Lusby, MD, 20657 (map/driving directions)

Service:

11:00AM on Saturday, July 16, 2011 at Eastern UM Church 975 Eastern Church Road Lusby, MD, 20657 (map/driving directions)

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Visitation

Saturday

16

Jul

10:00 AM 7/16/2011 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/16/2011 11:00:00 AM
Eastern UM Church

975 Eastern Church Road
Lusby, MD 20657

Eastern UM Church
975 Eastern Church Road Lusby 20657 MD
United States

Service

Saturday

16

Jul

11:00 AM 7/16/2011 11:00:00 AM
Eastern UM Church

975 Eastern Church Road
Lusby, MD 20657

Eastern UM Church
975 Eastern Church Road Lusby 20657 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Eastern UM Church Final Resting Place

975 Eastern Church Road
Lusby, MD 20657

975 Eastern Church Road Lusby 20657 MD
United States
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