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Argene Hunley

July 20, 1937 ~ July 11, 2021 (age 83)


Argene Hunley, age 83 of Ewing, VA, passed away at the Claiborne County Medical Center in Tazewell, TN on Sunday, July 11, 2021, with his daughters at his bedside.

He was born in Bell County, KY, on July 20, 1937, son of the late Robert and Nancy Hunley.  He spent most of his adult life in Ewing, VA.  He loved taking walks, working in the garden, and most of all, spending time with his kids and grandkids.

In addition to his parents, Argene is preceded in death by his brother, Willis; sisters, Viola, Locy, Reva Mae, and Retha; uncles who were raised as his brothers, Grover and Earl; Sons-in-law, Junior Eldridge and Jimmy Snodgrass; and a most beloved grandson, Douglas Eldridge.

He is survived by the following members of his family:

His loving wife of 58 years, Drucellia Hunley of Ewing, VA

Daughters, Karen Eldridge of Ewing, VA, and Jennifer Snodgrass of Jonesville, VA

Sister, Arlene Miracle of Maynardville, TN

Grandsons, Nicholas Eldridge of Ewing, VA, Caleb, Gabriel, and Jacob Snodgrass, all of Jonesville, VA

Great-grandsons, Jonah White, Levi Eldridge, and Elijah Eldridge

Great-granddaughter, Brooklyn Eldridge

And a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family of Argene Hunley will receive friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, July 15, 2021, at the Cawood Funeral Home Chapel in Middlesboro, KY.  Funeral services will follow at 7:00 p.m. with Rev. Richard Long and Henry Long presiding.  Music will be provided by Marcy Williams. Pallbearers will be Donnie Hunley, Alvin Clouse, Shannon Hounshel, Andy Hensley, Frank Dixon, and Adam Hensley. 

Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Friday, July 16, 2021, in the Herbert and Pearlie Hensley Cemetery in Ewing, VA.

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Cawood Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.

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July 15, 2021

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Funeral Service
July 15, 2021

7:00 PM
Cawood Funeral Home
112 South 21st Street
Middlesboro, Kentucky 40965

Graveside Service
July 16, 2021

Herbert and Pearlie Hensley Cemetery

Ewing, VA 24248

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