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Mrs. Shirley Jean Dunn

Obituary for Mrs. Shirley Jean Dunn

November 10, 1941 - February 10, 2022
Murray, Kentucky | Age 80


Mrs. Shirley Jean Dunn, age 80, of Murray, Kentucky, died on Thursday, February 10, 2022, at her home.

Mrs. Dunn was born on November 10, 1941, in Paducah, Kentucky to the late Felix Williams and Bessie Williams Collins. She retired after 30 years as the office manager for the Murray State University Education Department and was a member of the University Church of Christ in Murray, Kentucky.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Dunn was preceded in death by her husband, Larry Dunn, who died in 1995; stepfather, Leon Collins; sister, Rosie Ferguson; three brothers, William Williams, Jackie Williams, and Harry Williams; and by one son-in-law, Jim Lightcap.

Survivors include two daughters, Cindy Dunn of Murray, Kentucky and Lori Dunn Lightcap of Louisville, Kentucky; one sister, Kathryn Glover and husband Vernon of Murfreesboro, Tennessee; two brothers, Charles Williams of Paris, Tennessee and Bobby Collins and wife Jeannie of Murray, Kentucky; three grandchildren, Kelsee Knight Hurley and husband Wayne of Fancy Farm, Kentucky, Emma Lightcap of Louisville, Kentucky, and William Lightcap of Louisville, Kentucky; two great grandchildren, Grace Hurley of Fancy Farm, Kentucky and "Baby Boy" Hurley of Fancy Farm, Kentucky; one sister-in-law, Linda Fain of Murray, Kentucky; as well as several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service will be held on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Charley Bazzell will officiate, and burial will follow in the Murray City Cemetery. Visitation will be held prior to the funeral service on Wednesday, February 16, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the J.H. Churchill Funeral Home and Cremation Services.

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