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Talmadge Pitts "Hambone" Gunnels
Birth: Feb. 10, 1923
Milam County
Texas, USA
Death: May 11, 2004
Brazoria County
Texas, USA

Forever Grateful to Angel Ashleys mom~Lori for sponsering my Father...

Talmadge was born to Thomas and Alice Gunnels, February 10th 1923 at home in Hanover, Texas.Was named after actress Norma Talmadge and his fathers middle name (Pitts)...

Served in WW2 and joined Army Air Corps, and ended up in USAF. ending as a Major then LT.COL.

He was a Bomber pilot,and a Jet Fighter pilot during World War II in the Army Air Corps, and he also served in the Pacific Theatre.(Korea) During his 14 years of military service, he received the Korean Service Medal, Asiatic Pacific Service Victory Medal WWII, Presidential Citation U.S.A. Presidential Citation Philippines, and the Bronze Star.

On March 23, 1945 married Margia Elizabeth Croft from Thomasville Georgia.

On January 20,1946 the only child of Talmadge and Elizabeth.. "TEP" was born....(TEP)of Fence Lake, New Mexico.

This marriage ened in 1953.

He remarried again In JANUARY 19, 1957 To Alene...She was an awsome Mother to me and stayed that way forever!

This marriage lasted til 1966 and she is still in my life.

He did remarry after Alene but We wont mention That one ever AGAIN!!!!!Horrible woman whose own children wont talk to her.....

My Dad finally relocated in the Brazoria county area of Texas and Lived in Freeport, which he owned his own business, Gunnels Sand Co. until his retirement and he moved to Angleton, Texas until his death from prostate cancer.

Words cannot express the loss I feel and How much I miss him!

Talmadge Paul Fox b.July27,1964
Beth Ann Fox b.March 23,1966
Kevin Lewis Fox b.April 7,1967
Heidi Alene Fox b.February 10,1969
Jessica Marie Fox b.November 10,1971

Brittany Nicole (1st grandchild for me was born on the First National Grandparents Day) September 8,1985
and several others followed....(Total of 22 including the latest of TWINs, born to Jessica,(August 15, 2009)(Piper Remi, and Joey Dawson)


Jim Wilkerson Gunnels
Althie Gunnels
Alvie J Gunnels
Marjorie E Gunnels
R J Gunnels
Alma Jean Gunnels Dietz
Thomas Curtis Gunnels

Family links: 
  Thomas Pitts Gunnels (1897 - 1977)
  Alice Albennia Jones Gunnels (1899 - 1937)
  Margia Elizabeth Croft Sartain (1927 - 1973)*
  Tammy Elizabeth Potter (1946 - ____)*
  Alvie J Gunnels (1915 - 1918)*
  Alma Jean Gunnels Dietz (1920 - 2010)*
  Talmadge Pitts Gunnels (1923 - 2004)
  Althie Marie Gunnels (1927 - 1927)*
  Thomas Curtis Gunnels (1929 - 2004)*
  Jimmie Wilkerson Gunnels (1932 - 2009)*
  Marjorie Evelyn Gunnels (1936 - 1936)*
*Calculated relationship
Angleton Cemetery
Brazoria County
Texas, USA
Plot: 4th Addition, Lot C, Space 18
Maintained by: WAP
Originally Created by: Gunnels
Record added: Oct 30, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43721136
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