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Virginia P. Dunn of Mountain City passed away at her residence on, Tuesday, March 24, 2015 following a brief illness. She was born June 1, 1927 to the late Joe Dunn and Callie Pennell Dunn. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by one grandson, Michael Dunn; one half-brother, Blaine McElyea; step-mother Martha Dunn; six brothers; Dana Dunn, Clint Dunn, Bill Dunn, Curtis Dunn, Rob Dunn, and Blaine Dunn; and one sister, Mae McElyea. She enjoyed spending time gardening and working in her flowers. She attended Mountain City Presbyterian Church.
Survivors include five sons: Robert Dunn and wife Lois, Larry Dunn, and Mike Dunn all of Mountain City; Roger Dunn of Dublin, Texas and Dean Dunn of Arlington, Texas; one daughter, Charlotte Dunn and husband Don Brown of Mountain City; one half-brother, Hobert Dunn of Mountain City; six grandchildren; Dana Smith, Cristy Dunn, Diane Burnthorn, Cheryl Dunn, Tim Dunn, and Adina Dunn, and seven great grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted at 3:00 p.m. Friday, March 27, 2015 from the Charlie B. Hux Memorial Chapel with Rev. Carrol Hayworth officiating. The family received friends from 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. prior to the service. There was a private graveside service at Sunset Memorial Park. Pallbearers were Andrew Matherly, Josh Hamby, Kyman Matherly, Devon Hamby, Jackson Matherly, and Marie Fritts. Honorary pallbearers were Hobert Dunn and Dr. Floyd Barker.
At other times friends may call the residence of her son, Larry, at 1107 Ackerson Creek Road, Mountain City or at the residence of Bob Dunn, 1575 Berry Branch Road, Mountain City.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Johnson County Cancer Support group in c/o Flo Bellamy at 3510 Hwy 421 N. Mountain City, TN 37683.
Online condolences may be made to the family through our website at
Professional services for the Dunn family are in the care of Hux-Lipford Funeral Home.