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Charles and Betty Dunn

Charles and Betty Dunn, 88 and 86, both of Union City, died Sunday, June 9, 2019 at Union City Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.
Joint funeral services will be held 1 p.m. Wednesday at White-Ranson Funeral Home, with Stephen Sutton officiating. Burial will follow in East View Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Murphy Fair, Jack Greer, Tim Wheeler, Kelly Hayman, Ross Lemons and Steve Dawson.
Honorary pallbearers will be Bo Faulkner, James Faulkner, Jimmy Faulkner, Johnny McConnell and Charles Whitby.
The family will receive friends from 11 a.m. until the hour of services Wednesday at the funeral home.
The family requests memorials be sent to Bishop Street Church of Christ, 908 Bishop St., Union City.
He was born May 15, 1931, in Obion County, son of the late Homer and Kathleen (Faulkner) Dunn. She was born March 16, 1933 in Fulton, daughter of the late F.M. and the late Ethel (Aarant) Murphy. They were married on April 10, 1951.
He was a veteran of the United States Navy during the Korean War and was an employee of the former Obion County Motor Company. He retired from the used car business after 60 years.
She was retired from Dixie Gun Works where she was a bookkeeper for 62 years. They were members of Bishop Street Church of Christ in Union City.
Mr. and Mrs. Dunn are survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Greg and Kris Dunn of Rives; granddaughter and her spouse, Brooke and Kelly Hayman of Knoxville; a grandson, Nicholas Dunn of Fort Collins, Colo.; two great-grandsons, Spencer Hayman and Owen Hayman, both of Knoxville; and several nieces and nephews.
He was also preceded in death by his sister, Carmen Wheeler. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Rose Napier and Glenda Polson; and three brothers, Flois Murphy, Bob Murphy and Cleo Murphy.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website at

Published 6.10.19