Nedra L. Tunnell

March 26, 1941 ~ October 28, 2021 (age 80)


Nedra L. Tunnell, age 80, of Indianapolis and formerly of Elwood, passed away on Thursday, October 28, 2021,  at her daughters residence in Indianapolis following an extended illness.  She was born in Alexandria, IN on March 26, 1941.  The daughter of  Creighton Reeves and Emma (Cannon) Clary.  On October 23, 1964, she married  Charles F. Tunnell, Sr. and they shared  57 years of marriage together.

Nedra worked as a CNA at Dickey's Nursing Home and New Horizon of Arcadia, IN and retired after 30 years of dedicated service .  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church and the VFW Ladies Auxiliary.
Nedra is survived by her loving husband, Charles F. Tunnell, Sr. of Indianapolis, IN; six daughters, Brenda Holtsclaw and Cathy (Sam)  McPhearson both of Alexandria, IN, Charlene Tunnell of Indianapolis, Cindy (Mike) Chergosky of Greenwood, IN, Christy Tunnell of Elwood and Candice (George) Wright of Indianapolis, IN; son, Charles (Katelynn) Tunnell, Jr. of Cape Coral, FL; brother, Jimmy Joe  Perry of Elwood, IN; sister, RaeAnn Ashbaugh of Anderson, IN; half brother, Steven Reeves and half sister, Shelly Reeves both of Nevada; and her beloved grandchildren, great-grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Nedra was preceded in death by her parents; brothers, Terrance Reeves, Kenneth Reeves and Jerry Reeves; sister, Catherine Davis; and grandson, Mark Allen Mundy II.

Visitation will be Tuesday, November 2, 2021, from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm at Dunnichay Funeral Home Elwood Chapel.  A funeral service celebrating Nedra's life will be held on Wednesday, November 3, 2021 at 11:00 am Dunnichay Funeral Home with Fr. Dennis Goth officiating. Burial will follow in the Elwood Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to St. Joseph Catholic Church Building Fund.

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November 2, 2021

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

Funeral Service
November 3, 2021

11:00 AM
Dunnichay Funeral Home
1113 S. Anderson St.
Elwood, Indiana 46036

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