She was born in Fairmount, April 30, 1919, daughter of the late Robert Lee and Maude Pinson Stone. Mrs. Bunch was a member of Pleasant Valley Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Paul Herman Bunch; a son, Raymond Bunch and a brother, R.C. Stone.
Survivors include her son and daughter-in-law, Tim and Janie Bunch of Calhoun; two daughters and sons-in-law, Yvonne and Clarence King of Adairsville and Wanda and Dan Gardner of Sacramento, Calif.; six grandchildren, Kent (Karen) King of Calhoun, Beth (Michael) Goforth of Adairsville, Madison Bunch of Calhoun, Michele (Edwin) Villadolid of Sacramento, California, Holly (Michael) Mader of Adairsville and Dallas Tinch Jr. of Calhoun; 10 great-grandchildren, Joshua Byers, Jacob Byers, Danielle Camp, Cadence Tinch, Tara Tinch, Camden Mader, Isaac Villadolid, Alyssa Villadolid, Jade Garland, and Blake Garland; a great-great-granddaughter, Cara Ann Byers and several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 29, 2011, at 2 p.m., from the chapel of Barton Funeral Home, Adairsville, with Rev. David Baker officiating. Interment will follow in Pleasant Valley Baptist Church Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Tim Bunch, Joshua Byers, Jacob Byers, Kent King, Michael Goforth and Blake Garland.
The family will receive friends Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Barton Funeral Home.
R. Dudley Barton & Son Funeral Home, Adairsville, will be in charge of funeral arrangements for Mrs. Willie Mae Bunch.