Lonnie Lee Dunn

Published 10:03 am Friday, July 14, 2017

Lonnie Lee Dunn, 94, died Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at Methodist University Hospital in Memphis, Tennessee. The funeral service will be held Saturday, July 15, 2017, at 2 p.m. in the Chapel of Waller Funeral Home with Dr. Chuck Fowler officiating. Burial will follow in Oxford Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be held Friday evening, July 14, 2017, from 4-7 p.m. at the funeral home.

Born in Bruce to George Henry and Taver Ward Dunn, Mr. Dunn was a retired transportation supervisor with the Oxford School District and was the pastor of Trinity Baptist Church. He loved his family and friends and was a devoted Christian man. He enjoyed being outside and working on his farm. Mr. Dunn was a Private First Class veteran of the United States Army.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Lorene Liles Dunn.

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Mr. Dunn is survived by his wife, Brenda Dunn of Oxford; daughter Linda Dunn Echols and her husband Tom of Oxford; sons James “Jim” Rodgers Dunn of Hernando and Terry Lynn Dunn of Southaven; sister Idell Duncan of Houston, Mississippi; brother Henry “Bud” Dunn of Water Valley; step-daughter Laura Gossett of Oxford; 12 grandchildren, 17 great grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

In honor of Mr. Dunn’s service to his country, the flag of the United States Army will be flown at Waller Funeral Home.

For additional information or to sign an online guestbook, visit www.wallerfuneralhome.com or call 662-234-7971.