Wilma LaNelle “Nell” Dunn, 93, of Graysville, passed away Thursday morning, Aug. 8, 2019, at her home in Graysville. She was born on Nov. 4, 1925, in Palm Beach County, Fla., the daughter of the late Rufus Barton and Columbia Ann Morris Griffin. Nell was also preceded in death by her husband, Roy C. Dunn Sr.; her son, Roy C. Dunn Jr.; and her grandchildren, Wilma Dunn and Stephen Dunn.
Nell lived in Rhea County since 1970. She was a homemaker and her church and family were her life. Nell was a member of Graysville Church of Christ.
She is survived by her daughters, Mollie (Robert “David”) Becker, of Dayton, and Virginia (Chris) Oody, of Athens, Tenn.; her sons, Robert (Lisa) Dunn, of Graysville, Eddie (Margie) Dunn, of Crossville, Tenn., and Danny (Teresa) Dunn, of Evensville; her daughter-in-law, Anna Dunn of Hixson, Tenn.; eight grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandson.
Funeral services for Nell will be held Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Vanderwall Funeral Home Chapel with Minister Clint Etherton officiating. She will be laid to rest next to her husband, Roy, in Rhea Memory Gardens followed by a white dove release.
Share memories of Wilma on her online guest register at www.vanderwallfh.com.
The family is being cared for by Vanderwall Funeral Home where they will receive friends before the funeral.