Dunn, Francis

Mr. Francis Eugene "Gene" Dunn, 85 of Benton, KY passed away Friday, July 3, 2020, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah, KY. Born Wednesday, June 12, 1935 in Marshall Co, KY, he was the son of the late Woodrow Dunn and the late Hazel (Ruggles) Dunn. He was a retired Pipefitter Welder with Westlake Chemical in Calvert City, KY. He was a member of Walnut Grove Church of Christ. Surviving are his wife of 61 years, Betty (Darnall) Dunn of Benton, KY; son, Michael Edwards, wife Sheree' of Benton, KY; daughters, Sheila Brandon, husband Franky of Murray, KY, Patty Palmer, husband David of Benton, KY and Karen Cooper, husband Don of Lexington, KY; daughter-in-law, Sheila Dunn of Benton, KY; sisters, Romona Walker of Calvert City, KY and Rene' Sloan of Calvert City, KY; grandchildren, Chris Cooper, Barry Cooper, Brian Palmer, Lori Williams, Errica Dunn, Jessica Riley, Lensey Medley, Zachery Edwards, Jeremiah Litchfield, Jarren Litchfield and Jantzen Litchfield; 20 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Lillie Mae (Story) Dunn; son, Daryl Dunn; brother, Joe Dunn; sister, Geraldine Lumley. Funeral services will be held Monday, July 6, 2020 at 4:00 PM in the chapel of the Collier Funeral Home, Benton, KY. Kevin Williams will officiate. Interment will follow the service in the Walnut Grove Cemetery, Benton, KY. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Monday, July 6, 2020, at Collier Funeral Home, 211 West 5th, Benton, KY. The family asks the any expression of sympathy take the form of donations in memory of Gene Dunn to the Walnut Grove Cemetery Fund, c/o Hugh Edwards, 2286 Dogtown Road, Benton, KY 42025.

Published 12:00 AM, Saturday Jul. 04, 2020
Updated 02:35 PM, Sunday Jul. 05, 2020

Collier Funeral Home

Collier Funeral Home
211 West 5th Street
Benton, KY 42025


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