Martha Jo Dunn
Martha Dunn, 71, of Hearne, passed away at St. Joseph Regional Health Center in Bryan Wednesday, December 11, 2013 with family at her side.
Martha was born to Rosa Lee and Ralph Elias Baker just outside Ogelsby, TX, in rural Coryell County. The youngest of 10 children, Martha was a 1960 graduate of Gatesville High School where she was an avid basketball player, a sport she loved throughout her life. She was a beautician in the Temple area when she met and married her husband of almost 47 years, Thomas Watis Dunn. Mr. Dunn passed way June 30, 2012. The Dunns lived in Central and East Texas before settling in Hearne, TX for 26 years. Martha enjoyed vegetable gardening, fishing and spending time with her family and neighbors.
She is survived by two daughters, Melissa Dunn of Bryan, and Keisha Whitbey of Needville, TX; two sons, Kevin Dunn of San Francisco, CA, and Corey Dunn of College Station, TX; two step-sons, Thomas (Rusty) Dunn of Morgantown, PA, and Dennis Dunn
of Las Vegas, NV;grandchildren Brian Dunn of Pittsburgh, Pa., Megan Dunn of Pittsburgh Pa., Molly Dunn of Carrolton, Ga., Sierra Thielen, of Needville, TX, and Riley Dunn, of Bryan, TX; and a sister, Mrs. Olen (Imogene) Sims of Gatesville, TX.
A service was held at 2pm on December 14 at Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home in Hearne, TX. Family requests memorial donations be made to the American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.
Arrangements were entrusted to Heartfield-Ritter Funeral Home.