By: Times Staff Report
February 21, 2013
Brenda Joyce Gunnell, age 69 of Garrett, passed away Sunday, Jan. 17, 2013, at Pikeville Medical Center.
She was born April 20, 1943, at Dwarf, a daughter of the late Isaac Gunnell and Martha Chaffins Gunnell Gibson. She was a former employee of the St. Joseph Hospital, in Martin.
Brenda is survived by a daughter, Lisa Anne Tussey, of Garrett; two brothers, Foley Gunnell and Stephen Gunnell, of Garrett; a step-sister, Marlene Gibson Hall, of Pippa Passes; and a granddaughter, Michaela Lenzie Tussey.
Funeral services for Brenda Joyce Gunnell will be held at 1 p.m., Friday, Feb. 22, in the Hall Funeral Home Chapel, in Martin. Burial will follow in the Chaffins Cemetery, at Garrett.
Visitation will be held from 4 until 10 p.m., Thursday, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Floyd County Animal Shelter (Checks payable to: DDD & CPS P. O. Box 1502 Prestonsburg, KY 41653) or the American Lung Association (P.O. Box 9067 Louisville, KY 40209).