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Mr. George R. ''Pete Gunnells

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GUNNELLS, Mr. George R. ¯Pete¯, age 88; a resident of Wetumpka, Alabama died Thursday, December 21, 2006. Graveside services will be held Saturday, December 23, 2006 at 11:00 AM at Carolina Cemetery with Rev. Jim Hankins officiating and Ellison Funeral Home of Wetumpka directing. Mr. Gunnells is survived by his son, James (Heather) Gunnells of Auburn, AL; three daughters, Myra ¯Deanie¯ Hannah of Weaver, AL, Jill Benton of Wetumpka, AL, and Ann Hicks of Birmingham, AL; eleven grandchildren, and seventeen great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Nell Stein Gunnells, a daughter, Patsy Gunnells Lowery and by his parents, Benjamin Roscoe Gunnells and Annie Mae Barker Gunnells. Pallbearers will be Cade Gunnells, Chris Benton, Mike Hicks, and Jerry Hannah. Flowers will be accepted or memorial contributions may be made to Trinity United Methodist Church, 135 Little Weoka Creek Road, Equality, AL 36026. The family will receive friends from 9:30 AM until 10:30 AM Saturday at Ellison Funeral Home.