Edna L. Furgerson Dunn

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Edna L. Furgerson Dunn, of Heflin, died Tuesday, March 18, 2014, at her home after an extended illness. She was 89. Edna was born on May 27, 1924 in Fruithurst. Family will receive friends from 6-8 tonight at Dryden Funeral Home in Heflin. Funeral service will be at 2 p.m. on Friday, March 21, 2014, at Dryden Funeral Home Chapel, with the Dr. Larry J. Riddle, the Rev. Doug Prestridge and the Rev. Ray Lloyd officiating. Burial will follow at Upper Cane Creek Cemetery. Survivors include her son, James Danny Dunn, of Oxford; two daughters, Donna Dunn Riddle (Larry) and Deborah Dunn Yakely (John), both of Heflin; one brother, Murvel Furgerson (Ruth), of Fruithurst; grandchildren, Marc Riddle (Tina), Michelle Riddle Pollard (Ken), Christopher Dunn (Courtney), Matthew Yakely (Carrie), Christen Yakely, Aron Dunn, Megan Riddle Willingham and Lindsey Yakely Allen (Josh); great grandchildren, Emilee Young, Jordan Young, Blake Young, Caleb Yakely, Brock Young, Elizabeth Riddle, Carson Riddle, Natalie Yakely, Emma Grace Willingham and Sawyer Yakely. Mrs. Dunn was a resident of Cleburne County and a member of Harmony Grove Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. She was a friend to everyone she met. She not only spoke like a Christian, she also lived by Christian example. She will be missed by all who knew her. She was preceded in death by her husband, Grover O'Dell Dunn; her parents, Jessie Crews Furgerson and Luther Furgerson; her sister, Vivian (Bill) Furgerson Barker; three brothers, Loyd Furgerson, Hubert Furgerson and Hershel Furgerson and one daughter-in-law, Patricia Zuber Dunn. Pallbearers for Mrs. Dunn will be her grandsons, Marc Riddle, Christopher Dunn, Matthew Yakely and Aron Dunn and her nephews Jerry Barker, Jon Furgerson and Tony Furgerson. Honorary pallbearers for Mrs. Dunn will be her great-grandsons, Blake Young, Caleb Yakely, Brock Young and Carson Riddle. The family wishes to thank Dr. Roland Cook, nurse Rhonda and staff; caregivers, Anita Hubbard and Jeanette Bearden Cantrell; the Hospice staff, Lori, Peggy Sue, Penny, Jeff, Kim and others who were so caring during this difficult time. Dryden Funeral Home 256-463-2287 Visit our website: drydenfuneralhome.com
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Published in The Anniston Star on Mar. 20, 2014