Taylor Funeral Home of Louisville announces the death and funeral services of Mrs. Gwendolyn Thompson Salter, age 85, of Bartow, who died Tuesday, May 28, 2019 at the Heritage Inn of Sandersville.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am Friday, May 31, in the Taylor Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Stan Littleton officiating. Burial will follow in the Bartow City Cemetery. Her sons and grandsons will serve as pallbearers.
A native of Wrightsville, Georgia, Mrs. Salter was the daughter of the late Roy Leon Thompson and Sara Lovett Thompson. She was a 1950 graduate of Wrightsville High School, she attended the University of Georgia and was a member of the Alpha Chi Omega Sorority. She was a longtime organist at the Bartow Baptist Church. Gwen’s favorite past times were music, gardening, art, dancing, traveling, golf, playing bridge and most of all spending time with her family and doting on her five sons and grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Roy and Sara Thompson, her husband, Wallace Bruce Salter, brother Roy L. Thompson, sister, Saralyn Thompson Boykin and survived by sons and daughters-in-law, Wallace Bruce Salter, Jr and his wife Rosemary of Athens, Emory Bennett Salter and his wife Faye of Sandersville, William Alfred Salter and his wife Jone of Atlanta, Timothy Leon Salter and his wife Lynn of Statesboro and John Mark Salter and his wife Cheryl of Evans, brother John L. Thompson of Augusta, 8 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, several nieces, nephews and friends.
The Salter family will receive friends from 6:00 PM until 8:00 PM Thursday, May30, at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Friends of the Bartow City Cemetery, P.O. Box 248, Bartow, Georgia 30413.
Taylor Funeral Home and Cremation Care of Louisville is in charge of arrangements.