McMinnville native James Wallace Nunley was born Jan. 17, 1948 and passed away Sept. 13.
A Vietnam veteran, Mr. Nunley was a lifetime member of the American Legion and commander of American Legion Post 203 from 2009-2016.
He was proceeded in death by his mother and father Homer and Kathleen Smith Nunley, maternal grandparents Ruben and Lily Ethel Fults Smith, and paternal grandparents Arthur and Lucinda Homer Nunley.
Survivors include his wife Wanda Nunley of Spring City, Tenn.; three sisters Frances Horn and Rita Nunley of McMinnville, and Ann Lewis of Lafollette, Tenn.; three brothers Nickey and Rickey Nunley of McMinnville, and Ronnie Nunley of Florence, Ala.; three children Tyrone Nunley of McMinnville, Julie Nunley of Bradyville, Tenn., and Chelsey Nunley of Pensacola, Fla.; five stepchildren Cliff, Cassandra and Marcy Churchill, Jeff Guy and Greg Evans; 20 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Interment of ashes will be at Philadelphia National Cemetery at 2 p.m. on Oct. 5. Mr. Nunley will be laid to rest with military honors.
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Oct. 2, 2019