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Earlene Dunn, 84, of Oakwood, died Tuesday, January 16, 2018 in Fairfield. Visitation will be 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2017 at Capps Memorial Chapel in Fairfield. Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Saturday, January 20, 2017 at Oakwood Memorial Baptist Church, 210 Love St. Oakwood, TX 75855. Grandchildren will serve as pallbearers.
Mrs. Dunn was born February 21, 1933 in Oakwood to parents Paul Edward and Berneice Givens Guess. Erlene was a 1950 graduate of Oakwood High School. She earned her Bachelor's degree from Baylor University and a Master's degree in Education from Sam Houston State University. She met and married Leon Palmer Dunn of Shreveport, LA in 1956. He was a coach and science teacher. She taught Home Economics for almost 30 years. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her only brother, Paul Edward Guess, Jr. of San Antonio and her husband of 27 years, Leon P. Dunn, Sr.
Left to cherish her memory are her children, Leon P. Dunn, Jr. and wife Terry of Houston; Charles E. Dunn and wife Staci of Oakwood; Elizabeth R. Whitt and husband John of Oakwood; eight grandchildren, numerous step-grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
In lieu of flowers the family requests memorials to the Oakwood Memorial Baptist Church at 210 Love St. Oakwood, TX 75855
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Published on January 17, 2018
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