Sarah A. Gibson, of Augusta, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. John W. Gibson, has earned honors at Phillips Exeter Academy, Exeter, N.H.
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Mildred Eleanor Griscom Bunting, 91, died Sunday, March 8, 2009 at Trinity Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. She is predeceased by her husband, J. Whitney Bunting, PhD, former president of Georgia College and State University in Milledgeville, Georgia. The graveside funeral service and interment will be at Memory Hill Cemetery, Milledgeville, Georgia, Friday, March 13, 2009, at 2pm with Dr. John Sallstrom officiating. Mrs. Bunting was the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. William Test Griscom of Salem, New Jersey. She was born in Salem on November 29, 1917 and graduated from Salem High School in 1935. She received a BS degree in Nursing from the University of Pennsylvania in 1939. She was a birthright Quaker and a lifelong member of the Salem Friends Meeting. Mrs. Bunting was a member of the Milledgeville Garden Club and a board member of the Friends of Baldwin County Cemeteries. In both capacities she helped to beautify Memory Hill Cemetery and other areas of Milledgeville by purchasing, planting, and caring for new flower, plant, and tree additions. Mrs. Bunting was a member of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, NSDAR, and received their Georgia Day Recognition Award in 2005. She was an honorary member of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. After her husband's death in 1994, Mrs. Bunting continued to be active with Georgia College and State University, serving as a member of the President's Circle, The Executive Forum, and as a member of the Advisory Committee to the Dean of the J. Whitney Bunting School of Business. Mrs. Bunting is survived by her daughter, Whitney Bunting Pickett of Augusta, Georgia, one granddaughter, Leslie Pickett Sheehan and husband, Brendan, of Savannah, Georgia, one grandson, Lambert Price Pickett and wife, Margaret, of Jacksonville, Florida, and one great-grandson, Declan Seamus Pickett Sheehan of Savannah. If so desired, memorials may be made to the J. Whitney Bunting Scholarship Fund, Campus Box 12, Georgia College and State University, Milledgeville, Georgia 31061 or the Salem Friends Meeting, PO Box 7, Salem, New Jersey, 08079. Moores Funeral Home, 301 S. Wayne St., Milledgeville, Georgia 31061. 478-452-3024 Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com
MILLEDGEVILLE, Ga. - Mildred Eleanor Griscom Bunting, 91, died Sunday, March 8, 2009 at Trinity Hospital in Augusta, Georgia. She is predeceased by her husband, J. Whitney Bunting, PhD, former president of Georgia College and State University in