Rebecca L. “Becky” Dunn, 68, of Paris, passed away at 6:35 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2022, at her residence. She was retired after more than 30 years with Illinois Cereal Mills and …
Rebecca L. “Becky” Dunn, 68, of Paris, passed away at 6:35 a.m. Monday, June 6, 2022, at her residence. She was retired after more than 30 years with Illinois Cereal Mills and Cargill.
A service celebrating her life is 2:30 p.m. Friday, June 10, 2022, at Templeton Funeral Home, with Bro. Kurt Speece officiating. Burial follows in Edgar Cemetery. Visitation is from 12:30 p.m. until the service time Friday at the funeral home.
Mrs. Dunn was born June 13, 1953, in Paris, the daughter of the late Robert Leon and Ellen Marie Ramsey Cox. She married Gary W. Dunn on July 8, 1978, in Paris, and he survives.
Other survivors include a son, Patrick Owen (Dawn) Shephard of Cleora, Okla.; two grandchildren, Spencer Shephard (Jordyn Campbell) of Fayetteville, Ark., and Elizabeth Shephard of Cleora; two sisters, Sue Furry of Pimento, Ind., and Vickie Combs of Paris; a brother, Bruce Cox of Paris; and several nieces and nephews.
Mrs. Dunn was a 1971 graduate of Paris High School. While in school she learned to play the drums, taking after her father. The highlights of her high school years were playing drums in the PHS Band (marching band was her favorite) and being named Tiger Relay Queen. She had many friends from the Class of ’71.
Her greatest love was watching her grandchildren playing basketball from grade school through college. She also enjoyed music and dancing and loved going to casinos with her best friend and gambling partner, Charlotte Smith.
Memorial donations may be made to ECCF D.O. it Edgar County Cancer Support Group.
Online condolences at www.TempletonFuneralHome.com.