Dr. Don Bunnell

Dr. Don Bunnell Priesthood is a minister for Community of Christ, holding the priesthood office of High Priest.  Prior to his call to be a High Priest, Don served as an Elder.

He currently serves the Flora IL congregation as Pastor, where he currently lives.  Previously, Don served as the Southeast IL District President.

Don is a registered Pharmacist, owning and operating his own drug store from 1927-1992 in Louisville, IL.

Don and his wife Mary have a grown family:

  • Son: John Bunnell; he wife and three children attend Salem congregation
  • Daughter; Emily Putbrese; she and three children attend Flora congregation

Don’s mother-in-law, Hazel Campbell is a member of the Brush Creek IL congregation, and lived to see her husband, two children and entire family join the RLDS church.

His passion in ministry includes Preaching the Word and singing praises to God, and Community Outreach.

Don serves his community in many ways, including as Past President of the High School Vocational Education Council; Past President of Flora Academic Foundation; Past Chief of Staff for the Clay County Hospital Endowment Foundation; Member of the Flora Ministerial Alliance; Volunteer at the Clay Co. Food Pantry; Flora Physician, 1964-1996.

Don holds a Doctor of Medicine degree, and is a member of the American Board of Obstetricians and Gynecologists