Gary Gene Nalley
Gary Gene Nalley
July 26, 1947 - September 5, 2018


Gary Gene Nalley, 71, of Fruitland passed away Wednesday, September 5, 2018 at Haven Hospice Roberts Care Center in Palatka following an extended illness.

Gene was born at Mary Lawson Hospital in Palatka. In his earlier days he had lived in Palatka and had lived most of his life in Crescent City. He was a 1966 graduate of Crescent City High School. He started off working for his father in the family sawmill business in Crescent City. Most of his career was spent working in the fern business. He enjoyed reading, country music and the comedy of Jerry Clower. He was a member of Howe Memorial United Methodist Church in Crescent City.

Preceding him in death were his wife, Ida Margaret Nalley; his parents, W.E. and Adelaide Nalley; two brothers, Carl and Charles Nalley; and a sister, Mary Helen Freeman.

Surviving are five brothers, Jerry Nalley, W.E. Nalley, Jr., Cecil Nalley, Melvin Nalley and Louie Earl Nalley; three sisters, JoAnne Roper, Ann Underwood, and Faye Newkirk; and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be 3:00 p.m. Sunday, September 9th at Howe Memorial United Methodist Church in Crescent City with Pastor Nelson Bonilla officiating. The family will begin receiving friends one hour prior to the start of the service. Burial will follow in Oak Hill East Cemetery in Palatka.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Florida United Methodist Children’s Home, 51 Children’s Way, Enterprise, FL 32725. Friends may sign the online register at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of arrangements.

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