November 14, 1935 - March 09, 2008
Eugene Gambrel, 72, of Kettle Island, passed away on Sunday, March 9, 2008 at the Pineville Community Hospital. He was born in Knox County on November 14, 1935 the youngest of sixteen children of the late Boyd and Mollie Gambrel. He had been a coal miner.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Margie Hensley Gambrel, a host of brothers and sisters, mother and father-in-law, Myrtle and Albert Hensley.
Survivors include his children, Janice and Terry Hurt of Anneville, KY, Ricky and Lavon Gambrel of Winder, GA, Marty and Tammy Gambrel of Tazewell, Missy Sulfridge and Donnie Sparks of Middlesboro, Angie and Alex Whitehead of Pineville, Gina and Charles Johnson of Tazewell and Charlotte Renee Gambrell and Scott Simons of Pineville; grandchildren, Joanie and Roger Moore, Marsha and Chris Owens, Donna and Eric Murphy, Jonathan Scott Gambrel, Brittany Gambrel, Michael Sulfridge, Eugene Allen Gambrel, Jamie Johnson, Karen Johnson, Logan Whitehead, Madison Whitehead, Emily Grace Simons; great-grandchildren, Krystal, Dustin, Dalton and Tyler Moore, Amber Lee and Brooklyn Owens; step-grandchildren, Tanisha Milton, Anthony and Lucas Moore; brother, Leroy Gambrel; sister, Ruby Hensley; brothers-in-law, Lee Roy Hensley, Don and Janice Henley and Daniel and Betty Hensley; sister-in-law, Virgie Smith; special friends and a host of other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be at 12 PM on Wednesday, March 12 at the Big Jim Cemetery at Arjay. Pallbearers will be family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Tuesday after 6 PM at the Arnett & Steele Funeral Home, Pineville which is in charge of arrangements.
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