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Anna Margaret Gunnell

April 30, 1921 ~ December 13, 2023 (age 102) 102 Years Old

Anna Gunnell Obituary

Anna Margaret Gibson Gunnell of Woodsbend, KY, passed away on Wednesday, December 13, 2023 at Edgewood Estates, Frenchburg, KY, at the age of 102 years, 7 months, and 13 days.  She was born Saturday, April 30, 1921 in KY, daughter of the late Leroy & Minnie Ellen Manning Gibson.

She was united in marriage to Esta Gunnell.  This union was blessed with two children, Donnie & Valerie.  She was a homemaker, devoting her life to care for her family and her home.  She also worked as a school cook and a store clerk at Scott’s Department Store and Bailey’s Grocery Store.  She was a devoted Christian and a faithful member of the Woodsbend Community Church.  She loved her family and will be remembered as a loving mother, grandmother, and great grandmother.  She will be missed by all who knew and loved her.


She was preceded in death by her parents, Leroy & Minnie Ellen Gibson; her husband, Esta Gunnell; her siblings, Dorothea Gibson, Leroy Gibson (Patty), Woodford Gibson, Geraldine Vest (Roger); and two brothers-in-law, Lawrence Vest and Jim Fugette.

She is survived by one son, Donnie Gunnell (Marilyn) of Woodsbend, KY; one daughter, Valerie Cole (Cecil) of Ezel, KY; four grandchildren, Sandy Dibble (Tim) of Georgetown, KY, Melissa Justice (Mike) of Frenchburg, KY, Steven Gunnell (Leigh Ann) of West Liberty, KY, and Kent Cole (Gina) of Ezel, KY; seven great grandchildren, Emily Montgomery (Ben), Zack Rose, Ben Rose (Cayci), John Gunnell, Lucas Cole, Mason Gunnell, and Adam Gunnell; five great-great grandchildren, Brady Rose, Janna Montgomery, Brooks Rose, Carter White, and Caiden Justice; three sisters, Maxine Vest of Franklin, OH, Letha Fugette of Lexington, KY, and Mary Jo May (Freddie) of Lexington, KY; one sister-in-law, Sharon Gibson of Dayton, OH; several nieces and nephews; and her best friends, Jenny Cox, Ann Coop, Loretta Thomas, and Carolyn Keeton.

Funeral service 1 p.m., Saturday, December 16, 2023 at the Potter Funeral Home, with Rev. Bob Stilson & Rev. Jason Moore officiating.  Burial to follow in the Flatwoods Cemetery, Woodsbend, KY.  Visitation from 11 a.m.- 1 p.m., Saturday, December 16, 2023.

Pallbearers:  Dean Vest, Rob Vest, Kevin Gibson, Stan Frazier, Joel Pike, and Levi Pike.

Honorary Pallbearers:  Her Grandchildren & Great Grandchildren.

In lieu of flowers, the family request donations be made to Flatwoods Cemetery, 4461 Hwy 705, West Liberty, KY  41472

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December 16, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home
329 Glenn Ave.
West Liberty, KY 41472

Funeral Service
December 16, 2023

1:00 PM
Potter Funeral Home
329 Glenn Ave.
West Liberty, KY 41472


Flatwoods Cemetery
4461 Hwy 705, West Liberty KY 41472


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