Charles Harven Gunnells

April 11, 1952 - March 10, 2022

Charles Harven Gunnells

April 11, 1952 - March 10, 2022


Charles Harven Gunnells was the third child born to Bessie Fitzpatrick (Mother Adams) and Ardis Gunnells in DeWitt Arkansas.

He was raised in both Arkansas and Flint Michigan. Our family moved to Tulsa Oklahoma in 1962. Charles attended several schools and graduated from Booker T. Washington with the class of 1970.

After completing further education, he became a Principal Designer/Engineer and worked for the Williams Brothers Company. During his tenure at the Williams Companies he was proud to be a part of the design and construction team that traveled to complete work on the Prudhoe Bay Alaskan Pipeline. He later joined the team at Worley ParsonsEngineering Consultants and remained until his retirement.

Charles leaves to celebrate his homegoing his wife, Karen McKinney Gunnells; his children, Terrance Charles Gunnells (wife Alexandra), Buena Park CA; Brittani Leigh Gunnells, Tulsa OK; preceded in death by daughter LaMonika Gyant, Tulsa OK. The “apples of his eye” granddaughters; Menyon James, Trinity Daniels, and grandson Terrance ll. Siblings – sisters: Stella Wallace-Plano, TX, preceded in death by Rosalind Franklin-Tulsa OK, Prophetess Tanzye GunnelIs-Tulsa OK, brothers: John Gunnells-TuIsa OK, Pastor Keith Gunnells-Wichita KS, Morgan Gunnells (wife Ruthie)-Tulsa OK, Gregoree GunnelIs-Tulsa OK,

Special brothers/friends

Cousin James O’Neal – DeWitt AR, friend Charles Anderson — Tulsa OK, Cousin Louis Ray Moore — Tulsa OK

and a host of loving family members and friends.


Homegoing Celebration Service

  • Date & Time: March 18, 2022 (11:00 AM)
  • Venue: First Baptist Mohawk Church
  • Location: 3333 East 30th Street North Tulsa, Oklahoma 74115 - (Get Directions)

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3 responses to Charles Harven Gunnells

  1. Cheryl Wade says:

    Sending Love and Prayers to the family. I am emailing a resolution also. May God Strengthen You All, Love, Apostle Cheryl Wade


    Matthew 5:4 – Blessed are they that mourn; for they shall be comforted.

    Our family and the Gunnells family go way back to Douglass Elementary School.

    Our condolences to the family and our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time. May the fond memories you hold dear bring a smile to your face and lighten your heart in the days, weeks, months and years ahead.

    Much love,
    Brenda Shaw-Morris & The Shaw Family 

  3. Prayers For Charles and His Family! You Were A Very Special Friend To Me and My Family! I Pray For You and Your Family! If I Had Known, I Would Have Been There, To Pray That Your Sole Are Welcomed To Heaven! I Will Keep Your in My Heart! 💞🙏

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