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Dunn, Lucille E.
Lucille Elizabeth Dunn, age 96 of Abingdon, died at 8:50 am Saturday, April 21, 2012 at her home.

She was the first born of eight children of Harry L. and Edna L. (Burnett) Cramer and she was born on January 18, 1916 in Delong. She married Richard C. Dunn on June 22, 1940 in Abingdon. He preceded her in death on April 28, 1986. She was also preceded in death by her parents, three brothers and one sister.

Lucile is survived by one son, Gary (and Beverly) Dunn of Canton, Missouri; one daughter, Dorothy "Dot" (and Bob) Pierce of Abingdon; two granddaughters, Kerry Johnson of Abingdon and Kelly (and Stephen) Patrick of Carthage, one grandson, Patrick Dunn of Marthasville, Missouri; five great-grandchildren; one brother, Marvin (and Sue) Cramer of rural St. Augustine; two sisters, Gwendolyn King of Shelbyville and Shirley (and Don) Blust of Knoxville.

Lucile was a member of the Congregational Church in Abingdon and after graduating from Abingdon High School and getting married, she worked at the Blue Bell Clothing Factory and Kroegers Grocery Store, both in Abingdon. She later worked at Gale Products, Division of Outboard Marine Company in Galesburg for 24 years before retiring. She was a member of DAR (Daughters of American Revolution) and Knox County Home Extension.

In her youth, she loved to ride horses and work on the farm. In her later years, she loved to go water skiing on the Mississippi River. She also enjoyed crocheting, making quilts and flying in the family plane with her husband.

Funeral service will be held at 11:00 am Tuesday, April 24, 2012 at the Hinchliff-Pearson-West Abingdon Chapel. Visitation will be from 10:00 am to 11:00 am Tuesday at the Chapel. Graveside service will be held at 2:00 pm Tuesday at Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens in Galesburg.

Memorials may be made to the Congregational Church or the Abingdon First Responders. Online condolences may be made at www.h-p-w.com.
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