She was born in Cannon County, TN to the late Jesse and Gladys Sissom. The family resided in Pocahontas, TN. In 1940, she married Wm. Alva Nunley and moved to Indianapolis, IN, where she gave birth to three children, Richard, Ronald, and Vicki.
She loved her clubs. She was a 50 year member of the Eastern Star and also the Rebeccas, where she held the position of Worthy Matron. She also attended Summitville Home Makers Club, Shady Grove Quilting club and many more.
She had 5 grandkids and 7 great grandkids, and many, many nieces and nephews and a loving and caring son-in-law.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Jesse & Gladys Sissom; her husband, Wm. Alva Nunley; her daughter, Vicki Schafer; her son, Ronald; a sister, Laura Neal; and 3 brothers, Lelon, Willard, and Charlie Sissom.
She leaves behind to cherish her memories, one son, Richard (Pam) Nunley of Indianapolis, IN, and a brother, John D. (Jan) Sissom of Kokomo, IN.
She was a member of the Church of Christ in Shady Grove, TN for many years.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM on Saturday, March 23, 2013 at Manchester Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Glendon W. Cantrell officiating.
Burial will follow at Shady Grove Cemetery where she will be laid to rest beside her loving husband.
Visitation with the family will be from 11:00 AM until time of services at the funeral home.
MANCHESTER FUNERAL HOME IS HONORED TO SERVE THE NUNLEY FAMILY