Posted: Tuesday, October 23, 2012 4:01 pm
Mrs. Avanell Nunley, 92, of Martin passed away Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012, at Martin Health Care peacefully surrounded by family. She was a devoted wife and mother, enjoyed gardening, baking, family/friend gatherings, church events and most importantly serving her heavenly Father.
She was born Oct. 5, 1920, in South Fulton daughter of the late Ernest and Bessie (Love) Stunson. She was a homemaker and a member of The Church of Christ Highway 45E.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at The Church of Christ Hwy 45, in South Fulton with Graham McGill officiating. Interment will follow in Parham Cemetery in Martin. Rawls Funeral Home in Union City will be in charge of the arrangements. Visitation will be on Friday from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Old Fulton Road Church of Christ in Martin.
She is survived by her loving husband R. C. Nunley; children, Robert (Robbin) Nunley, Thomasina (Will) Moore, Zonia Nunley-Callender, Larry (Melissa) Nunley and Gerald Nunley; 14 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law Mabel Dozier, Josie Jackson and Bernice Stunson’ brothers-in-law A.V. Nunley and Hoover Nunley; and a host of nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her brothers Clarence Stunson, Clyde Stunson; and sister Catherine Taylor.
Special thanks and heartfelt gratitude to Martin Health Care staff and Caris Healthcare/Hospice staff for the loving care rendered to mom. God Bless everyone who touched mother’s life.