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Ethel Mae Gunner

October 21, 1945 ~ November 18, 2020 (age 75)

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Ethel Mae Gunner, 75, a resident of Franklin, LA and native of Bayou Sale, LA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 5:31 PM at Franklin Foundation Hospital in Franklin.

A public viewing will be observed on Wednesday, November 25, 2020 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at Jones Funeral Home 1101 Main Street Franklin, LA. (All visitors are asked to adhere to the CDC/local regulations by wearing masks and practicing social distancing). Funeral Services will be private. Services will be accessible by viewing the Jones Funeral Home, Inc. Facebook Page at 1:00 PM on Wednesday November 25, 2020. Ethel will be laid to res in the Golden Queen Cemetery in Centerville, LA.

Memories of Ethel Mae will forever remain in the hearts of her two children, Jonathan K. (Natalie) Gunner, Sr. of McDonough, GA and Angela F. Gunner of Franklin, LA; three brothers, James Gunner, III of Baton Rouge, LA, Alton (Bonnie) Gunner, Sr., of Houston, TX, and Michael (Carla) Gunner of Verdunville, LA; five sisters, Rebecca Banks of Verdunville, LA, Lillian Augustus of Lafayette, LA, Dianne Cottrelle and May Ann Dixon both of Houston, TX, and Della Jordan of Aurora, CO; seven grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; two aunts, Lillian Barrow of Franklin, LA and Carrie Daniels of Verdunville, LA; one uncle, Andrew Gunner of Houston, TX; three godchildren, Denise Barrow, Shaun Sonia, and Ekira Fine and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Ethel Mae was preceded in death by her companions, Wilfred McDaniel and C. B. Milton, Sr.; her parents, James Gunner, Jr. and Sadie M. Gunner; one brother, Clarence Gunner; a nephew, James Gunner, IV and a niece, Jaime Richardson. 

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November 25, 2020

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Jones Funeral Home
1101 Main Street
Franklin, LA 70538


Golden Queen Cemetery
Centerville, LA 70522

Private Services

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