Published in The Tennessean on January 19, 2013
Lunn, Kelly, age 88, of the Holts Corner Community of Marshall County.
Died Thursday, January 17, 2013 at Hillcrest Nursing Facility in Owensboro,
Mr. Lunn was born in Marshall County and was a son of the late Felix Oslin
Lunn and Hannah Sue Lunn Scott. Kelly was a self-employed merchant for
35 years, where he served his community generously.
He was a member of Promise United Methodist Church.
Mr. Lunn played Minor League Baseball from 1948 until 1951 in Pennington
Gap, VA, Big Stone Gap, VA, Crowley, LA and Port Arthur, TX. He sponsored
and coached Little League Baseball and served as an early board member
of the Marshall County Vocational School.
An avid bird hunter, he was past member and officer of the Volunteer State
Field Trial Club and Old Hickory Kennel Club and raised many championship
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 51
years, Emogene Chambliss Lunn; sisters, Faye Lamb and Sarah (Jack) Tucker.
Mr. Lunn is survived by his daughter, Connie (Bruce) Blanton of Owensboro,
KY; step daughter, Janice (Al) Schmunsler of Pasadena, TX; step son, Jim
(Betsy) Barnes of Centerville, TN; grandchildren, Will and Andy Blanton,
Rhonda Barnes Bennett, Darren Barnes, Bill Nix, Avis Nix and Jamie Kelley;
sisters, Ruth Sweeney, Alice Harris and Madge (Tom) Trisdale; brother-in-law,
Ralph Lamb; special cousin, W.O. (Bill) Taylor; many loving nieces and
Family members will receive friends on Saturday, January 19, 2013 from
3-7 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home.
Funeral service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 20, 2013
from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Hal Manier and Rev. John
Burial will follow in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Promise United Methodist
Church or Forrest High School Athletic Department.
A visit to an elderly or shut-in neighbor or friend would also be a cherished
memorial to Kelly.
Lawremce Funeral Home& Cremation Services, (931) 364-2233.