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Gene Pressnell

August 5, 1924 — April 24, 2015

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Gene Edward Pressnell, 90 of Harlan passed away Friday, April 24, 2015 at the Harlan ARH.

Gene was born August 5, 1924 in Briceville, TN to the late John and Alice Williams Pressnell. He was retired route agent with the Knoxville News Sentinel. He was a Veteran of the United States Army having served his country during WW II.

Besides his parents he is preceded in death by his brothers, William A. and Verlin Pressnell; a sister, Vireda Lindsey.

He is survived by his nephew, Denny Pressnell of Florida and niece, Sissy Hessnius of Virginia.

Visitation will be Thursday, (April 30) from 5 until 7:00 pm at the Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home.

Burial will be private at the Resthaven Cemetery at Keith, KY.

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Anderson-Laws & Jones Funeral Home is honored to be serving the Pressnell family.

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