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James Panell

December 8, 1951 — February 16, 2021

Born in Chicago, IL on December 8, 1951 Departed on February 16, 2021 and resided in Gallatin, TN Visitation: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation CenterSaturday February 27, 2021 1:00pm to 3:00pm
James Arthur Panell

Born in Chicago, IL on December 8, 1951

Departed on February 16, 2021 and resided in Gallatin, TN

Visitation: Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center Saturday February 27, 2021 1:00pm to 3:00pm


James Arthur Panell, age 69 of Gallatin, TN passed away February 16, 2021. He was born December 8, 1951 in Chicago, IL.

James is preceded in death by mother, Edith (Les) Jameson and brothers, Greg Jameson and Doug Jameson.

James is survived by devoted wife of 30 years, Connie; children, Zach P. (Amanda) Panell, Kim (Terry) Meador, Troy (Aubrey) Mitchell and Vickie (Kevin) Means; grandchildren, Grayson Panell, Ashley (Nick) Mudd, Kyle Brown, Michael (Tara) Mitchell, Ryan (Jacky) Mitchell, Savannah West, Coen Matthews, Addie Mitchell and Dax Mitchell; five great-grandchildren, Michael Mitchell, Mia Mitchell, Mariah Mitchell, Madison Mitchell and Elsie Mudd; sister, Michelle Jameson.

James enjoyed all kinds of music and loved to fish.

Family will receive family and friends on Saturday, February 27th from 1:00pm-3:00 for a visitation at Alexander Funeral Home and Cremation Center.

*If you are planning to attend visitation, please wear a mask and practice social distancing.

Alexander Funeral Home & Cremation Center in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be submitted at (615) 502-0011 Obit Line (615) 502-0555

6 Comments Karen Obermyer February 23, 2021 at 9:11 pm - Reply

Keeping the Panell Family in my thoughts and prayers.

Donna vanRoosendael February 24, 2021 at 9:26 pm - Reply

jim and I were work collgues and we had a wonderful work relationship. He made all of laugh and had witty answers and retorts to the world and events going on around us. i will truely miss you Jim. all my prayers and condolences to Connie and his family. sincerely Donna

Mary Jane Espravnik February 25, 2021 at 1:52 am - Reply

Connie: You are in my thoughts and prayers

Bob Meo February 26, 2021 at 3:26 pm - Reply

Jim and I worked together, we talked about everything under the sun and we had a lot in common. After he left Home Depot I missed him and all the joking around. I regret not spending more time with him after he left . Sory for the family to lose such a great person, we will miss him a lot

Ed (Bubba) Dozier February 27, 2021 at 12:51 am - Reply

Jim and i worked together for years at Boating Corp. and Harbor master Boats, I remember when Jim started there shortly after I did.
Jim was pleasent to work with, All the good and crazy times that we experienced.We joked, We were serious at times, We were friends, I will miss your wisdom and talking about old times. Rest in peace my friend.

Dawn Robertson February 27, 2021 at 6:08 pm - Reply

Connie, you and your family are in my prayers. Prayers for comfort and healing in the days to come. I am here if you need anything.

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