Gene A. Nunnally, was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi on January 23, 1947 to the late Mark and Connie Mae Nunnally. On August 1, 2019, Gene departed this life at home in Aurora, Illinois. Gene was affectionally nickel-named "Baby Gene, Green Eyes and Poppy". Gene was preceded in death by his late wife Ruby L. Nunnally of 34 years; parents, twin sisters Margret Jefferies and Mary Simmons; Sister-in-law Johnie Nunnally, Robertta Richmond, and Alberta Akins; brother Willie S. Nunnally; Four brother's-in-law Leroy Chalt, Milton Pegues Ellis Glover and Willie B Akins.
Gene was educated in school district of Holly Springs, Mississippi. Gene accepted Christ at an early age and was a member of Adolphus Chapel C.M.E Chruch in Holly Springs, Mississippi. He moved to Kansas City, Kansas in 1966 and joined New Horizon Missionary Baptist Church. Later in life he moved to Aurora , Illinois and rededicated his life, becoming a member of the Original Temple of God.
Gene worked at Bartlett Grain Company for thirty-three years and retired at the early age pf fifty-one. He enjoyed fishing and basketball was his life. Ge played for the "Hawks, M&V, Just friends, Preachers 510 and Club 71."
Gene leaves behind his beautiful memories his wife Henry Easter Nunnally; three daughters Loretta Chattman, Gloria Barnett(Jewell) and Doreane (Marlon) Pickett all of his Kansas City, Kansas; two-step-daughters Easter Balfour and tonya Brooks both from Aurora Illinois; two sons Rickey ( Bobbie) and Lester Nunnally (Aleece) both of Kansas City, Kansas; nine sisters Bessie Pegues, Susie Glover, Mattie Moore (Edgar), Annie Hollowell (Williams) , Connie Jones (Daton), Oliva Stanford (Alan), and all of Holly Springs, Mississippi, Ms Catherine Pegues (Lloyd) of Aurora Illinois; five brothers Mark Nunnally, Robert Nunnally (Clara), Bennie Nunnally of Holly Springs, Mississippi, Louis Nunnally of Kansas City, Kansas, Joe Willie Nunnally ( annie) of Aurora Illinois; eight grandchildren, Floyd Jr., Jonathan,Lester, Keyonna,Jewell, Vance , JaNice, Jaleesa step-grandchildren Jonathan (Janish), Jaslyn, and Kevin; Great Grandchildren Kymora, Riquarion Amierre, Malachi, Janyiah, Journii, Josiah, JoVeah, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.