William Lawrence Tunnell, an alternate Oak Ridge city judge who was believed to be the oldest practicing attorney in Tennessee, died September 5. He was 95.
His family will have a receiving of friends for Tunnell, who was also a World War II veteran, on Tuesday, September 15.
Earlier this year, Tunnell was said to be the oldest judge in Tennessee.
Tunnell was born and raised in the Marlow community, according to his obituary. He was a faithful member of Poplar Creek Baptist Church and most recently attended Batley Baptist Church, his obituary said. He was proud of his farm in Marlow.
Tunnell graduated as the valedictorian from the last class at Robertsville High School in 1942. [Read more…]