Cover photo for Nan Marion McKinney Munsey's Obituary
Nan Marion McKinney Munsey Profile Photo
1939 Nan Munsey 2023

Nan Marion McKinney Munsey

April 11, 1939 — November 2, 2023

Gate City, VA


Nan Marion McKinney Munsey was born on April 11, 1939, and she went home to be with the Lord on November 2, 2023.

She was proceeded in death by her husband of 54 years, Elbert Munsey, of Gate City, VA; her parents William & Katherine McKinney; her brother Edward McKinney; and her sister Rebecca Correll. She had 5 sons: Billy (Lisa) of Jonesborough, TN, David (Yvonne) of Elizabethton, TN, Jeff of Gate City, VA, Tim (Marcy) of Ft. Blackmore, VA, and Todd (Missy) of Cleveland, NC. She had 15 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren. She supported her sons and grandchildren by being involved in scouts and their sporting events.

She was a majorette in the Gate City High School Band. She was a collector of Barbie Dolls, and she loved to write poetry, some of which have been published.

She worked in nursing at Holston Valley Hospital, and Commercial Electronics. She had been a member of the Scott County Life Saving Crew.

She attended several churches through the years and worked with their bus ministries and children's churches, including Tabernacle Baptist and Holy Mountain Baptist, both of Kingsport. She was an active member of Higher Ground Baptist Church since May 2009, until she was physically unable to attend. She was always willing to be at the church anytime they needed her. She had a special prayer room in her home, and she considered it her privilege to pray for others.

Her life was dedicated in service to her Lord and Savior.

Visitation will be held at Gate City Funeral Home Sunday, November 5, 2023, from 2-3pm, service will follow at 3pm. Bro. Wayne Bledsoe will be officiating. Graveside services will follow at Holston View Cemetery in Weber City, VA. Pallbearers will be family and friends.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be given to Billy Wayne Ministries.

An online guest register is available for the Munsey family at

Gate City Funeral Home is honored to be serving the family of Nan Marion McKinney Munsey.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Nan Marion McKinney Munsey, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Sunday, November 5, 2023

2:00 - 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Graveside Service

Sunday, November 5, 2023

Starts at 3:00 pm (Eastern time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 1214

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree