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Thomas "Teke" Gunn

July 16, 1951 — March 22, 2022

Thomas Clanton "Teke" Gunn of Forrest, NM-- March 22, 2022--Clovis, NM

Graveside services--10:00AM Tuesday, March 29, 2022 at Beevers Cemetery,

3501 Quay Road AF, Melrose, NM.

Teke was born in Clovis, NM to Jack and Naomi Gunn on July 16, 1951.

Teke was a farmer and a rancher. He was also a past Fire Chief and member of the Forrest Fire Dept.

When Teke said he was going to do something, you could count on it. He was a man of his word.

Teke was known around Wheatfield's as "Trouble". The "girls" called him "Trouble" because of his orneriness and teasing. He loved to tease them.

On the day of his death, Teke accepted Jesus as his Savior. "The moment we take our last breath on earth, we take our first in heaven". Billy Graham

Luke 23:43 "I assure you, today you will be with me in paradise."

Teke--Preceded by his parents Jack and Naomi Gunn.

Surviving Teke are his 4 siblings: sisters-- Jackie (Mike) Scott of Farmington NM

and Vicki (Don) Aldridge of Brighton, CO; brothers--Don (Eyvonne) Gunn of Forrest, NM and Jimmy Gunn of Clovis. Teke is also survived by 4 nephews and 4 nieces.

Pallbearers-- nephews and nieces

Honorary pallbearer: Doug Screws

In lieu of flowers, Memorials man be given to the New Mexico Baptist Children's Home, PO Box 629, Portales, NM 88130 or you favorite charity.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Thomas "Teke" Gunn, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Beevers Cemetery

, McAlister, NM 88427

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