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Whit LeRue Dunn

Whit LeRue Dunn

Posted: Friday, December 14, 2012 4:00 pm

Ms. Whit LaRue Dunn, 91, of Dresden, formerly of Hendersonville, died Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 at the VanAyer Manor in Martin.

The family will hold a private memorial service.

Ms. Dunn was born Nov. 16, 1921 in Palmersville, daughter of the late Thomas Cayce and Carrie Lafon Pentecost. She was the widow of Harry Dunn, who passed away in 1966. She was a retired secretary for the Public Service Commission.

Ms. Dunn is survived by three daughters, Lin Dunn of Dresden, Carrie Thurston of Chattanooga and Mary Byrd of Mt. Juliet; one son, Harry Dunn of Lebanon; one sister, Marie Mangum of Dresden; and two grandchildren, Kent Thurston and Brittany Byrd.

She was also preceded in death by one brother, Cayce Pentecost.

In lieu of flowers, the family request that a contribution be made in LaRue’s honor to your favorite charity.