Archive for Sunday, March 24, 1996


March 24, 1996


— Services for Nellie Faye Dunn, 86, Oskaloosa, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at First Presbyterian Church here with the Rev. Linda O'Connell officiating. Burial will be in Buster Cemetery, northeast of Perry.

Mrs. Dunn died Friday, March 22, 1996, at the Hickory Pointe Care Center in Oskaloosa.

She was born April 8, 1909, in rural Perry, the daughter of John J. and Ermon E. Gaines Bracken. She was a lifelong resident of the Perry and Oskaloosa areas. She had lived in Oskaloosa since 1984, moving there from the family farm, south of Oskaloosa.

Mrs. Dunn was a custodian at Kansas University for six years before she retired in 1974. She was also a homemaker.

She was a member of First United Presbyterian Church in Oskaloosa, Rebekah Lodge No. 747 of Oskaloosa and the Happy Hour Club.

She married LeRoy M. Dunn on Sept. 4, 1924, in Topeka. He preceded her in death on Nov. 10, 1983. She was also preceded in death by a great-grandchild.

Survivors include two sons, LeRoy D. Dunn, Perry, and Larry Dunn, Ozawkie; two daughters, Neita F. Miller, Kennewick, Wash., and Karen S. Franklin, Ozawkie; 18 grandchildren, 37 great-grandchildren and two great-great grandchildren.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. today at the Barnett Funeral Home, Oskaloosa.

The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Home Health Care Department, Jefferson County E.M.S. or the Jefferson County Meals on Wheels Program. They may be sent in care of the Barnett Funeral Home, 820 Liberty, Oskaloosa, 66066.

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