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George Washington Nunley

November 25, 1923 — December 14, 2019

George was born November 25, 1923, to Allen Nunley Sr., and Lucinda Daniels Nunley, and Onie Garret Nunley in El Dorado, AR. He was the oldest of six brothers, and there were four sisters for a total of ten (10) children.

George accepted Christ at an early age at Mt. Willie Baptist Church, and later upon joining Morning Star Baptist Church, he worked teaching Sunday School and serving as the superintendent along with other positions for the past fifty (50) years.

George was a WWII Veteran of the United States Air Force. Upon returning from service, he attended and graduated Tyler Barber College on 9th Street in Little Rock, AR. George was highly respected and a pillar in the El Dorado E&B street area for the past 85 years as a self-employed Barber/Stylist and Owner of George’s pool hall.

George was preceded in death by his parents, four sisters: Leola Davis, Mardell Aldridge, Nellie Nunley, and Viola Palmer. Two brothers:

Rev. Johnnie Benjamin Nunley and Franklin Nunley. His wife: Erma Nunley, Son: Robert Nunley and daughter, Geneva Loveless.

George is survived by brothers, Booker Nunley, Allen Nunley, and Henry Nunley. His daughter, Mildred (Arthur) Gamble of Little Rock, AR. George’s grandchildren are Terry Nunley of El Dorado, AR, Jerome (Janice) Nunley of Jacksonville, AR, and Tyrone Nunley of Panama. Frances (Jerry) Braden of Hewitt, TX; Freda Gamble of Orlando, FL, and Doyle (Sonya) Green, Jr. of Little Rock, AR. Also, a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

Funeral service will be Tuesday, December 24, 2019, at 11:00 A.M., at  Morning Star Baptist Church#2, a viewing will be 1 hour prior to service time. Burial will take place at the V.A. Cemetery in Little Rock AR

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Celebration of Life

Tuesday, December 24, 2019

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

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Morning Star Baptist Church #2

2506 N College Ave
El Dorado, AR 71730

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