Mrs. Martha Ann Tunnell McGavic

Published 5:34 pm Monday, July 2, 2018

Martha Ann Tunnell McGavic was born Dec. 19, 1930, to Cecil Emmett Tunnell and Bessie Stalnaker Tunnell. She departed this life on Friday, June 29, 2018, at WellStar West Georgia Medical Center.

On Sept. 19, 1948, Martha married the love of her life, the Rev. Claude Earl McGavic Jr., in Memphis, Tennessee. After their marriage, they moved to Houston, Texas, where their first son, David, was born. They then moved to Memphis, Tennessee, where they had their second son, Bruce. After moving to Atlanta they had a daughter, Claudia. Martha was preceded in death by her son, Bruce. She is survived by her husband of 69 years, Claude; son, David (Judy), Claudia (Samson); grandchildren, Nathan (Denise), Adrienne (Marcus, Sr.) and Marcienne (Zach); eight great grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

Martha was known as one of the most kind, selfless, Godly women and she will be greatly missed by all who knew her.

Visitation for Mrs. Martha Ann McGavic will be on Monday, July 2, 2018, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. at Callaway Baptist Church, 310 John Lovelace Rd. LaGrange, Georgia 30241.

Following the visitation, a funeral service will be conducted in the sanctuary of the church.

Pastor Brad Thompson will officiate. Interment will be in Meadoway Gardens.

Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Please log on to to leave your condolences and remembrances.