Matilda Branch Davis Bunting, 90, died on Sunday February 7, 2021 after a long illness. She was born to Rita Gay Williams and Thomas Lanier Davis on January 31, 1931 in Wilson, NC. Matilda was married to David Lynwood Bunting for 62 years until his death on February 1, 2011.
She is survived by her loving family, Donna Bunting Flake and husband, Jerry of Wilmington NC, Jackie Marie Geci and husband Herman of Beaufort, NC, grandchildren Catherine Bright and husband Jesse of Wilmington, NC, Jenny Pannkuk and husband Jason of Garner, NC , Michael Geci and wife Patti of Houston, Texas, David Geci and wife Ashley of Holly Springs, NC, and greatgrandchildren, Jordan Pannkuk, Kari Aasen and her father Trygve of Norway, Hermione Geci, Hudson Geci, Cooper Geci, Charlie Geci, and Lyla Bright.
Matilda worked for the Farmers’ Home Administration, and after retirement, found a hobby she loved in buying and selling antiques and collectables at the Beaufort Flea Market and also Seaport Antiques, Morehead City.
Matilda dearly loved her cats over the years, Sam, Mouser, and Sammy.
Visitation will be held Wednesday, February 10, 2021, at Carlisle Funeral Home, Tarboro, N.C., from 1:00 - 2:00 pm. Graveside service will follow in Greenwood Cemetery, Tarboro, NC.
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