Vangie Rose Dunn, 87, of Gainesville, Ga., passed away Thursday Oct. 4, 2012, following a period of declining health.
Mrs. Dunn was born Nov. 6, 1924, in Harrisburg to the late William and Belva Matthews. She married Elwood Dunn on July 25, 1950, and together they shared over 43 years of marriage until his death on Oct. 9, 1993. Mrs. Dunn lived most of her life in Harrisburg and Marion.
She had been a resident of Gainesville, Ga., for the past year having moved to be closer to her daughter. A loving devoted wife and mother, her children were very proud of her for taking on new adventures later in life, including snow skiing at age 69, snorkeling at 72, going on her first cruise at 80, and going backstage with the Rockettes at 85.
Surviving are her children, Greg and Karen Dunn, Makanda, Nancy Dunn Glass and Gert Adolphsen, Dawsonville, Ga.; niece, Judy Sims, Marion; grandchildren, Britni and Cortni Townsend; and other relatives.
She was also preceded in death by her beloved husband, Elwood W. Dunn and brother, Billy Matthews.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012, at the Goddard Chapel in Rose Hill Cemetery with the Rev. Paul Lee officiating. Interment will follow. Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home in Marion will be assisting the family with arrangements.
For additional information or to sign the guest memorial register please visit www.hughesfuneralhomes.com.