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Paul Dwight Nunley, 73
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Rock Island resident and Grundy County native Paul Dwight Nunley, 73, was born Aug. 7, 1949 and died Aug. 7 at St. Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro following an extended illness.

A Vietnam veteran of the United States Army, retired lineman and purchasing agent from Caney Fork Electric Cooperative and of the Church of Christ faith, he was the son of the late William Carroll and Barbara Grace Schiesser Nunley. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by brothers J.W., Kenneth, Kermit, Kelly and David Nunley and sisters, Florence Nunley Scott, Louella Nunley Yates, Carolyn Nunley Hodgson and Hilda Nunley Martin.

Mr. Nunley is survived by several nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 13, at High’s Chapel with Stephen Martin officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. View Cemetery in McMinnville. Visitation will be Friday from 6 to 9 p.m., and Saturday from 11 a.m. until time of service at High’s.

In lieu of flowers and food, memorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Southern Standard

(McMinnville, Tenn.) Aug. 10, 2022