LAKELAND, Fla. — Opal Lee Dunn, age 87, of Lakeland, Florida, formerly of Mountain City, TN, passed away Monday, January 2, 2012.
She was a daughter of the late William Webster Morefield and Margaret Catherine Furches Morefield. Ms. Dunn was a member of Vaught’s Gap Baptist Church and her hobbies included sewing, quilting and needlework.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wiley J. Dunn; son Willie B. Dunn; grandson, Michael Dunn; sisters: Naomi Wallace, Anna Mae Hackney and Helen Morefield; and brothers: Carroll Morefield, Jasper Morefield and Charles Morefield.
Ms. Dunn is survived by three daughters: Shelby Jean Bailey and husband, Jack, of Lakeland, FL, Amy Henson and husband, Eddie, of Mountain City, TN, and Lora Ann Slemp, of Johnson City, TN; one son: Larry Dunn and wife, Debbie, of Mountain City, TN; grandchildren: Angie Skinner, of Lakeland, FL, Matthew Norris and Bobby Joe Dunn, both of Mountain City, TN, Jamie Dunn and Cody Dunn, both of Richmond, VA, Junior Henson, of Hampton, TN, and Brandon Henson, of Laurel Bloomery, TN; great grandchildren: Kaylea Skinner, Mason Skinner, Elizabeth Norris, Tyler Norris, Paige Norris, Aden Dunn, Elijah Dunn, Elijah Henson and Rylee Henson. Several nieces and nephews also survive.
Funeral services for Opal Lee Dunn will be conducted Saturday, January 7, 2012, at 2:00 p.m. from Vaught’s Gap Baptist Church with Rev. Frank Johnson, Rev. David Bentley and Rev. Rick Thomason officiating. Music will be under the direction of Cheri Jo and Tony Potter.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. Friday, January 6, 2012, from the Charles B. Hux Memorial Chapel of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.
Graveside service and interment will be held in Sunset Memorial Park Saturday, January 7, 2012, following the funeral service. Active pallbearers will be Randy Pardue, Matthew Norris, Bobby Joe Dunn, Don Hassenrick, Cliff Dunn, Roby Dunn and Howard Morefield. Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Ray Morefield, Johnny Arnold, Jack Bailey, Eddie Henson and Keith Smith.
Friends may call at the home of Amy and Eddie Henson, 2409 Crackers Neck Road, Mountain City, TN, at any time.
Online condolences may be sent to the family and viewed through our website at www.huxlipfordfh.com.
Hux-Lipford Funeral Home, 300 W. Main St., and Johnson County Funeral Home are serving the Opal Lee Dunn family. 423-727-9221