The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


November 30, 2012

Douglas McMunn

— Douglas Vernon McMunn, 82, of Athens passed away Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012, in Red Bay.

Mr. McMunn was born in 1930 in Limestone County to Matthew McMunn and Flossie Johnson McMunn.

Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. Sunday in Roselawn Cemetery with Grover Gardner officiating.

Visitation is from 2-3:50 p.m. Sunday at Limestone Chapel Funeral Home.

Mr. McMunn was a former member of the Decatur National Guard A Company. He also saw active duty from 1950-1952 as a sergeant in the 10th Corp. of the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He was preceded in death by one brother, Dewey McMunn; and a sister, Julia Faye Chambers.

Survivors include his wife, Gaynell McMunn of Athens; son, Don McMunn and wife, Linda of Pleasant View. Tenn.; two granddaughters; three great-grandchildren of Tenn.; two brothers, Matthew McMunn Jr. of Decatur and Richard McMunn of Margaret; two sisters, Lois Black of Jasper and Mary Bundick of Madison, Tenn.

Sign the online guestbook at

Text Only


Do you believe America will ever make another manned flight to the moon or another planet?

     View Results
AP Video
Crashed Air Algerie Plane Found in Mali Israel Mulls Ceasefire Amid Gaza Offensive In Case of Fire, Oxygen Masks for Pets Mobile App Gives Tour of Battle of Atlanta Sites Anti-violence Advocate Killed, but Not Silenced. Dempsey: Putin May Light Fire and Lose Control Arizona Prison Chief: Execution Wasn't Botched Calif. Police Investigate Peacock Shooting Death Raw: Protesters, Soldiers Clash in West Bank Police: Doctor Who Shot Gunman 'Saved Lives' 'Modern Family' Star on Gay Athletes Coming Out MN Twins Debut Beer Vending Machine DA: Pa. Doctor Fired Back at Hospital Gunman Raw: Iowa Police Dash Cam Shows Wild Chase Obama Seeks Limits on US Company Mergers Abroad Large Family to Share NJ Lottery Winnings U.S. Flights to Israel Resume After Ban Lifted Official: Air Algerie Flight 'probably Crashed' TSA Administrator on Politics and Flight Bans Raw: National Guard Helps Battle WA Wildfires
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.
Business Marquee