Central Carolina People@Work — Stella P. Gunter
NAME: Stella P. Gunter
FAMILY: Edward Gunter (husband), Darren & Randy Headen (sons), Mr. and Mrs. Albert Battle (parents), seven grandchildren and five great-grandchildren
POSITION: Processing Assistant V/Deputy Registrar, Lee County Health Department
What is your favorite movie? Free Willy.
What is your favorite book? The Holy Bible.
Is there a hobby you can’t live without? Reading my Bible every day.
Where would someone be most likely to find you on a Saturday night? At home studying my Sunday School lesson.
What was your dream job when you were a child? To be a secretary.
What are some of your favorite things? Reading, cleaning, fishing, crocheting, helping people and working in my flowers.
What would be your last meal? Fried chicken, collard greens, potato salad, pinto beans and tea.
What is something interesting most people don’t know about you? Two of my favorite things are fishing and crocheting.
Ideal vacation spot: Jamaica.
What’s the worst injury you’ve ever had? I had a broken wrist.
Would you go bungee jumping or skydiving? No.
Do you have a tattoo? No.
Any fears or phobias? I am claustrophobic.
Did you have a childhood nickname? Thigh (the nickname my brother gave me and still calls me).
Favorite season? Spring.
What’s the hardest thing you’ve ever had to tell someone? The doctor told me to tell my grandmother she had six months to live. But God blessed her to live three more years.
Would you consider plastic surgery if someone else paid for it? No.
What’s the most embarrassing experience you’ve ever had at work? I went out to lunch and brought the wrong bag.
Which actor would portray you in a movie about your life? Angela Bassett.
Biggest pet peeve? People not being appreciative of their life.
What’s your usual wake-up time in the morning? 5:30 a.m.
What talent do you wish you had? To be able to play the keyboard.
What superhero power would you most like to have? To have the power to help people keep a positive attitude.
What was your favorite TV show when you were growing up? Sanford and Son.
What is your philosophy in life? Give.