Etta C. Dunn, age 90 years, a resident of rural Vienna, passed away Tuesday morning, October 29, 2019, at 1:50 AM at the Metropolis Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Etta was born March 21, 1929 in Massac County Illinois. She was the daughter of Claude and Inez (Harris) Chapman.
On May 28, 1947, Etta was united in marriage to Ray W. Dunn in Vienna, Illinois. He preceded her in death on January 3, 1994.
Etta is survived by: her son – Robert W. (Barbara) Dunn of Vienna; a granddaughter – Stephanie (Tom) Kest of Virginia; great grandchildren – Madison, Jacob, Cheyenne, Isabella, and Thomas; great-great grandchildren – Roxanne, Silas and Jeffery; as well as a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
In addition to her parents and husband, Etta was preceded in death by an infant son – Kenneth Ray Dunn in 1948 and an infant daughter – Sharon Ann Dunn in 1949; 2 brothers – Elvan Chapman and Loren Chapman; and a sister – Dorothy Gearing.
Etta was employed as an operations clerk by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service. She retired with 21 years of service.
Etta was a member of the Vienna Church of Christ. She enjoyed quilting.
A graveside service honoring the life of Etta Dunn will be held Friday morning, November 1, 2019, at 11 AM at Berea Cemetery, 1700 Berea Church Road, Vienna, Illinois.
There will be no public visitation. Those attending the service are asked to gather at the cemetery at 10:45 AM Friday.
Memorials may be made to the Berea Cemetery, c/o Tony Mathis, 2096 Westview Road, Belknap, IL 62908.