Mary Presnell Tunnell (2018-11-29 16:42:13)

Mary Presnell Tunnell, age 82, of Highway 321 North, Sugar Grove, passed away Monday, November 26, 2018, at Cannon Memorial Hospital in Linville.

Mary is survived by three daughters, Donna Tunnell Navone, Brenda Tunnell Galgano of Sugar Grove, and Clara Tunnell Wooby and husband Jimmy of Elizabethton, Tennessee; one son, William Reece Tunnell of Sugar Grove; one sister, Carolyn Hardy and husband Arvil of Wilkes County; two brothers, Floyd Presnell and wife Louise of Lenoir, and Junior Presnell and wife Margaret of Boone, and four granddaughters, Cindy Potter, Angela Ward, Alysia McDonald, and Heather Wilson, and four grandsons, Jimmy Galgano, Michael Galgano, Brian Kincaid, and Timmy Greer. She is also survived by 14 great-grandchildren, and a number of nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, William "Bill" Tunnell, Jr.; her father and mother, Ernest and Pearl Dyer Presnell, and one sister, Susie Harmon.

Funeral services for Mary Presnell Tunnell will be conducted Thursday afternoon, November 29, 2018, at 2:00 o'clock, at Hampton Funeral Home Chapel. The body will lie in state, at the chapel, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock. Officiating will be Reverend David Ward, Reverend Arvil Hardy, Reverend Jimmy Galgano, and Reverend Curtis Presnell. Burial will follow in the White Cemetery.

The family will receive friends Thursday afternoon, from 1:00 until 2:00 o'clock, at the funeral home, prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the family, in care of Tunnell family, 1223 Highway 321 North, Sugar Grove, North Carolina 28679 to help with funeral expenses.

Online condolences may be sent to the Tunnell family at

Hampton Funeral and Cremation Service is in charge of the arrangements.