Mary Evelyn Gaskins Dunn

October 26, 1946January 21, 2023
Obituary of Mary Evelyn Gaskins Dunn


Cotten Funeral Home

Mary Evelyn Gaskins Dunn, 76, of Pollocksville, went home to be with her Lord on Saturday, January 21, 2023. She was born in New Bern, NC on October 26, 1946, to the late Rufus and Mary Gaskins, Jr. Evelyn is survived by her loving husband of almost 59 years, Robert Eugene "Gene" Dunn, Sr; sons, Robert Eugene Dunn, Jr. (Dedee) and Jeffrey A. Dunn; daughter, Mary Evelyn Dunn Manning (Travis); grandchildren, Robert Eugene "Robbie" Dunn III (Marianna), Delanie Elizabeth Dunn, Joshua Norman Dunn, Tyler J. Dunn, Kaitlyn G. Dunn, Conner Grant Manning, and Eliza Marie Manning; great-grandchildren, Ava Rose Dunn and Robert Eugene "Red" Dunn IV; brothers, Allen Gaskins and Ralph Gaskins; sisters-in-law, Anna Dunn, Elizabeth Dunn, and Joyce Smith; beloved dogs, Bentley and Piper; and many loving family members and close friends. She is preceded in death by her granddaughter, Hope Lynn Dunn. The family will receive visitors from 10:00 am to 11:00 on Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at Sherwood Forest FWB Church. The Funeral Service will begin at 11:00 AM. Following the service, a graveside service will be held, and Evelyn will be laid to rest at Greenleaf Memorial Park. Cotten Funeral Home is honored to serve the family and friends of Mary Evelyn Gaskins Dunn.

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