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Roy Alvin Nunley, 92
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McMinnville resident and Warren County native Roy Alvin Nunley, 92, was born June 20, 1925 and died Jan. 13 at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital in Murfreesboro following an extended illness.

A self-employed nurseryman, a United States Army veteran of World War II and member of Hebron Church of Christ, he was the son of the late Cheatam and Emma Jennings Nunley. He was married to Eva Jean Roberts Nunley, who preceded him in death. In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Raymon Nunley and grandson, Terry Wilmore.

Mr. Nunley is survived by one daughter, Sandra Wilmore of Smithville; two grandchildren, Melissa Fuson of Smithville and Amy Cordell of Christiana; six great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.

Funeral service was held Monday, Jan. 15, at Hebron Church of Christ with Chris Perry officiating. Burial followed at Hebron Cemetery with full military honors administered by the VFW Post 5064 and American Legion Post 173. Online condolences may be made at

High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.