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Frances Lorene Gunnels

September 11, 1928 June 23, 2019
Frances Lorene Gunnels
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Obituary for Frances Lorene Gunnels

Frances Lorene Gunnels, age 90, passed away on June 23, 2019 in Tyler, Texas. She was born on September 11, 1928 to Rufus and Beatrice Jock Whiteley in Trinidad, Texas.
She was preceded in death by her parents;her husband, Arthur Leon Gunnels; her brother, James Rufus Whiteley; her son, Ronald Dwayne Gunnels; grandsons, James Arthur Featherston and Shawn Ferris Gunnels.
Frances was loved by so many. She was known to “adopt” all of her kids’ friends as if they were her own children. She loved to work outside, gardening and taking care of her flowers. Frances also enjoyed going to garage sales with her daughter, Shonda. Frances had a very special friend and that was her fur baby, Penny, who passed away last week.
Survivors include, her children, Wayne Gunnels and wife Sue, Ann Tarkington and husband Adell, Ferris Gunnels and wife Kellie, Shonda Featherston and husband Larry, and Justin Gunnels; 7 grandchildren, and 8 great-grandchildren.
Visitation will be held on Thursday evening June 27, 2019 from 5:00- 7:00 PM at Autry’s Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home. Funeral services will be on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 2:00 PM at Autry’s Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home with Jason Gunnels and Ron Moore officiating. Burial to follow at Post Oak Cemetery.


Previous Events

Visitation

Thursday

27

Jun

5:00 PM 6/27/2019 5:00:00 PM - 7:00 PM 6/27/2019 7:00:00 PM
Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home

1910 E Tyler St.
Athens, TX 75751

Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home
1910 E Tyler St. Athens 75751 TX
United States

Service

Friday

28

Jun

2:00 PM 6/28/2019 2:00:00 PM - 3:00 PM 6/28/2019 3:00:00 PM
Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home

1910 E Tyler St.
Athens, TX 75751

Autry's Carroll-Lehr Funeral Home
1910 E Tyler St. Athens 75751 TX
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Post Oak Cemetery Final Resting Place

CR
Malakoff, TX 75148

CR Malakoff 75148 TX
United States
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