Melinda Sue Gunnels, age 61, of Clarkesville, Georgia went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Friday, September 16, 2022.
Mrs. Gunnels was born on October 30, 1960, in Somerset County, Maine to the late Derald Lennon and Rowena Lou Vanadestine.
Mrs. Gunnels was a member of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Demorest where she enjoyed being active. Melinda was a friend to all who knew her. She was a loving and dedicated wife and mother.
Survivors include her loving husband of 37 years, Deloney Gunnels, of Clarkesville; daughter and son-in-law, Krystal and Kenny Risher, of Clarkesville; and sister and brother-in-law, Sally and Noel Leclar, of Jacksonville, FL.
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in Demorest, Georgia with Dr. Josh Taylor officiating. Interment will follow in the Yonah Memorial Gardens.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Monday, September 19, 2022, at the Whitfield Funeral Home, North Chapel.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Whitfield Funeral Homes & Crematory, North Chapel at 245 Central Avenue, Demorest, Georgia 30535. Telephone: 706-778-1700.