OBITUARY

Jimmie Dunn

June 5, 1922September 6, 2013

JIMMIE WILBURN DUNN

June 6, 1922 – September 6, 2013

Jimmie Wilburn Dunn passed away September 6, 2013, at Medical Center.

He was born June 5, 1922, in Concho County, TX. He was raised on a farm with his brother and three sisters. After graduating from Doole High School, he joined the U.S. Navy and served his country during World War II. He was a radio gunner in the 5th Fleet, McArthur’s Navy and served in the infamous battle of Leyte Gulf.

After the war he attended college at Hardin Simmons University where he met his future wife Mary Frances Phillips. They married on August 6, 1948, and just recently celebrated 65 years of marriage. They settled in Odessa in 1956, and have been living here ever since.

Jimmie was a loan officer at First Savings and Loan and later at Odessa Savings and Loan until his retirement. After retirement, Jimmie and Frances enjoyed traveling all across the United States and Europe. He also enjoyed spending time at the family farm, ranch, and lake with his children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren.

His hobbies included bowling, tennis, and golf, as well as watching sporting events in person, and on TV. Jimmie taught his children how to water ski and he himself continued to ski until his 70’s. He was a rancher at heart and always had many projects going at both the farm and the ranch throughout his whole life. At the age of 77, he was still digging fence posts by hand. Even in his later years, he enjoyed being out and working cattle.

He is preceded in death by his parents, his brother Roland Dunn, and three sisters Martholene Moore, Hazel Duke, and Maxine Caldwell.

He is survived by his wife Mary Francis Dunn of Odessa, son John Roy Dunn of Corpus Christi; son James Mark Dunn and wife, Jeannie of Round Rock; daughter Ellen Sablan and husband, Frank of Greenwood; son Jack E. Dunn of Thorndale; and daughter Janis Morgan and husband, Michael of Odessa. Also missing him greatly are his nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

There will be a visitation from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Tuesday, September 10, 2013, at Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday, September 11, 2013, at Crescent Park Baptist Church with Rev. David T. Miller officiating. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.

Services entrusted to Hubbard-Kelly Funeral Home.

Services

  • Visitation Tuesday, September 10, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, September 11, 2013
REMEMBERING

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September 12, 2013

Francis, I am so sorry. I miss you so much

Debbie Norris

September 10, 2013

Mark-Our thoughts are with you and your family. Call us if you need anything.

Jane Dawson-Warren

September 9, 2013

I worked with Jimmie in the early 1970's. at First Savings and Loan. As Emil Beck's secretary I was involved with Jimmie on a daily basis. He was a great man. He was friendly and soft spoken and you would do anything for him. I am positive he will be missed by many. I hope that as a family you will find peace together and remember the "good times". We shall all meet again.

Shannon Stribling

September 9, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. I worked for Mr. Dunn at 1st Savings and Loan back in the 70's and to this day he has always been my favorite boss. Thoughts and prayers with your family.

Pandy Steelman-Bare

September 9, 2013

I am so sorry for your loss. Janice I have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers. Francis and Jimmie were such wonderful neighbors and friends when I was growing up.

PAT BUSTOS

September 9, 2013

MAY THE GOOD LORD HAVE A BUNCH OF BLUEBERRY DONUTS FOR YOU MY DEAR MR.DUNN. PRAYERS FOR FAMILY..... MANUEL & PAT BUSTOS

Frances Miles

September 8, 2013

So sorry for your loss. Prayers for the family

Mark Bryan

September 8, 2013

He who believes in me shall be saved. Mark and Wendy Bryan

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY