TALMO - Paul Nelson Pethel, 74, passed away on Tuesday, August 27, 2013 following a period of declining health.
Born on August 26, 1939, he was the son of the late E.J. and Winnie Lenora Bloodworth Pethel. A lifetime resident of Talmo, he was retired from General Motors having worked on the assembly line. He was a member of Talmo Baptist Church. Mr. Pethel was preceded in death by a sister, Jennie Lou Underwood.
He is survived by his wife, Linda Pethel, Talmo; children, David Pethel, Amy Gould, Terry Stubblefield, Amy Poss, and Beverly Bagwell; sisters, Shirley Watkins, and Margaret Beauford; brother, Johnny Pethel; grandchildren, Megan Poss, Chase Poss, Clay Gould, Kayla Gould, and Mandy Bagwell; and a number of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, August 30, at Talmo Baptist Church. The Revs. Mark Spence and Frankie Spivey will officiate. Interment will be in Talmo Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at Little & Davenport Funeral Home on Thursday, August 29, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m.
Those wishing to make online condolences may do so at www.littledavenport.com.
Little and Davenport Funeral Home, Gainesville, is in charge of arrangements.