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Deborah Dunn
  • 49 years old
  • Date of birth: Jul 14, 1966
  • Date of passing: Jul 4, 2016
Let the memory of Deborah be with us forever

Mrs. Deborah Dunn of LaGrange, GA passed away Monday, July 4, 2016, at West GA Hospice in LaGrange, GA.

Funeral services for Mrs. Deborah Dunn will be held on Saturday, July 9, 2016, 2:00 pm, ET at the Faith Baptist Church, 552 Hammett Road, LaGrange, GA. Reverend Donald Yancey, Pastor
Reverend Frederick D. James, PhD, Eulogist     

Interment will follow in the St. Mary United Methodist Church Cemetery, 100 Pine Street, Hogansville, GA.

Remains will lie in state at Faith Baptist Church from 12:00 noon until the funeral hour.

A visitation will be held on Friday, July 8, 2016 from 6:00 pm until 8:00 pm, ET at the Pilgrim Baptist Church, 420 North 12th Avenue, Lanett, AL.

In lieu of flowers the family request that contributions be made to the Kevin Dunn (in care of the Deborah Dunn Scholarship Fund), 514 Ridley Avenue, LaGrange, GA 30240.

The family may be contact 514 Ridley Avenue, LaGrange, GA.

Professional services provided by M W Lee Mortuary Inc. in West Point GA. 

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Michele Flakes on 7th July 2017

"I thought of you today, miss you sweet lady. Continue resting in Jesus! Still praying for Kevin & the kids."

This tribute was added by Kevin Dunn on 14th July 2016

"Happy 50th birthday on this day my love!!!!!"

This tribute was added by Joanna Seymour-Daniel on 9th July 2016

"Mrs. Dunn was the World's Greatest Teacher. She always put a smile on your face . You will be missed dearly. Praying for your family at this difficult time."

This tribute was added by Sherika Smith on 9th July 2016

"Mrs. Dunn was an amazing woman and I'm glad I got the chance to know her. She was my favorite teacher at Callaway High and influenced the career path I took in the sciences. She cared about her students inside and outside the classroom and for that I will forever be greatful. I will truly miss her and my prayers are with her family."

This tribute was added by Jacqueline Jones on 9th July 2016

"Deborah has and will continue to be a tremendous light unto the path of many!  She will be so missed.  Her gentle smile and spirt warmed my heart on many days.  Kevin and family, please accept my deepest condolences.  Deborah, rest on sweet angel.  I love you forever!!!!"

This tribute was added by Beverly Kenneybrew on 9th July 2016

"from my granddaughter Nyasia Woodyard: I love you Mrs. Dunn and I will miss you dearly. You were the Best!!!!!!!! There will never be another like you. You said were my God mother, so I know you will be watching over me"

This tribute was added by Beverly Kenneybrew on 9th July 2016

"Prayers and condolences for the Dunn,Brown and Cameron families. My children Shemia and Nikia were her students and she was my granddaughter's asstiant principal and they just adored her and so did I. she was a beautiful person inside out. she had such a beautiful spirit. She will certainly be missed . I've also known her family most of my life. Wonderful family Love to you all. God bless and prayers for continued strength."

This tribute was added by Michele Flakes on 9th July 2016

"Deborah was always so optimistic and sweet. She had such a sweet presence and smile. I truly enjoyed working with her at Pilgrim. The only time she would slightly raise her voice was when church was over and she had to look for Cameron! She was a joy to be around and will always be missed. Rest on sweet sister & may God comfort your family during this time of bereavement.

With deepest sympathy,

This tribute was added by Cynthia Kimbrough on 9th July 2016

"To Mr. Kevin Dunn and the Dunn Children, God has spoken and your angel has been raptured up into heaven. Don't cry, don't shed a tear for Mrs. Deborah was a strong woman of faith. May God comfort the family during the loss of your love one; as she looks down from heaven to
smile upon you."

This tribute was added by Ronnie Sikes on 8th July 2016

"Kevin, I just wanted you to know my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.  I'm sorry I didn't get to see you I 've been out of town just got back.  I only worked with Deborah for a year and she was sick for much of it, but it didn't take long to realize she was an angel!  God needed her with him!  If I can do anything for you I am here for you don't hesitate to call."

This tribute was added by Jim & Linda Brown on 8th July 2016

"Our prayers are with you and your family. To be absent from the body is to be  present with the Lord. What an honor to have known her.  Love to you all. Linda and Jim Brown."

This tribute was added by Debra Trammell on 8th July 2016

"Truly Deborah was an inspiration to all that she came in contact with. She was and angel sent from Heaven above. Kelvin, my prayers as well as sympathy definately goes out to you and your family. Just know that Deborah may not be here any longer with you in the flesh, but know that she will always be here with you in the spirit. There's a song that comes to mind when I think of what you and your family must be going through. It is called "Celebrate My Life In Your Heart". Hold on to her memories by Celebrating the life that she lived in your heart. She is smilling down on you!"

This tribute was added by Darrell Hurston on 8th July 2016

"Hey my brother.  I know that there are no words on the earth to ever comfort the pain you and your family must be feeling. But there are words from the creator Himself that can do it.  His words will comfort your heart and mind and soul.  I love you brother and I'm sorry that I can't be there for you at this time physically, but know that i am spiritually. Sincerely, Darrell and family."

This tribute was added by Varice Burden on 8th July 2016

"I pray God will comfort you, give you sweet peace within your heart, surround you with eternal love and angels from above. I'm so sorry for your loss. There is nothing I can say to make your pain go away. But know that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Know that you and your children are Loved! My beloved brother in Christ. Remember "She Is.."

This tribute was added by Lewis Lowe on 7th July 2016

"Mrs. Dunn was a great teacher and a fantastic mentor. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of calling her a teacher, and all those who were positively impacted by her life whether they knew her personally or not. My thoughts are prayers are with the Dunn family and the Hogansville/Callaway community."

This tribute was added by Sharon Whylly on 7th July 2016

"My thoughts and prayers are with you Kevin, Cameron, Olivia and J'Arthur. I pray God grant you peace and comfort at this time.

Love you all."

This tribute was added by Wassim Mchayleh on 7th July 2016

"Deborah is a very special person.. By losing her , I lost a sister .. She fought very hard and had an unusual battle with cancer.. She had every bump in the road, and yet never gave up.. She fought until her last day, and had an unwitnessed faith and trust in the Lord.. We will all miss her dearly, as she left this life so early....
She is in a better place and in good hands right now.. Where she doesn't have to hurt and suffer anymore ..
My deepest condolences go to Kevin and her children and her mom.. They are special people and they will be in my thoughts and prayers..."

This tribute was added by Layten Robinson on 6th July 2016

"I don't think I've ever met a kinder soul than that of Deborah Dunn. I had the privilege of knowing her while I attended Callaway Middle School. There was never a moment where she wasn't smiling. If you were having a bad day, she was there to instantly brighten it. From laughing and cutting up with you, to always asking how your day was, she constantly made an effort to build a relationship with her students. She motivated and inspired many with her unweilding strength. Fly high Mrs. Dunn, you were definitely loved , and will certainly be missed by many."

This tribute was added by Gail Gordon on 6th July 2016

"My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time."

This tribute was added by Kellie Jenkins on 6th July 2016

"Deborah you and I have so many memories together years ago growing up in Hogansville. Our pageant years church band and you getting me through some difficult teenage years. Your smile will always stay with me. Your heart was as genuine as your beauty inside and out. You will be missed. I pray God gives your mom your husband your kids and your siblings strength to get through this most difficult time.
RIH Love always Kellie"

This tribute was added by Eurika Ramsey on 6th July 2016

"I didn't know you Deborah Dunn but your presence and smile was a light that will forever SHINE...I do know Kelvin and your light will always shine through him and your family will be full of Sunshine. .....

My Condolences to the Dunn Family!"

This tribute was added by Erin Beamon on 6th July 2016

"What a tribute to Deborah to see and read what she meant to so many. She certainly let the light of Christ shine through her to so many who needed an encouraging word. I have been so fortunate to walk through a short span of life with her and look forward to seeing her again on the other side!"

This tribute was added by Jenevia Flowers Cameron on 6th July 2016




This tribute was added by Ann Rhodes on 6th July 2016

"Mrs. Dunn always had a big smile on her face and an encouraging word to say no matter what the situation maybe good or bad. I think bad to all the conversations that I had with her and she made me always she things from a different perspective in a positive way. I know Mrs. Dunn is resting in heaven watching over all of us as angel smiling down on Earth. Love you Mrs. Dunn and may you rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Lisa Moon on 6th July 2016

"I am Rev Amanda's mom! My thoughts and prayers are with the Dunn Family! I thank you so much for being a gem to my princess! May you all find comfort in the Bossom of our Lord and Saviour  Jesus Christ!"

This tribute was added by Bridget Williams on 6th July 2016

"My deepest sympathies goes out to the family. I am at a complete loss for words as she was one of the sweetest women that I have ever had the pleasure of meeting. I will continue to keep the family in prayer."

This tribute was added by Ciara Dyon on 6th July 2016

"Just to have known this AMAZING lady was an honor! I will cherish my biology classes, lessons, (whether in school or things I would carry for life) and ALL the talks we had. Mr. Kevin, you and Mrs. Deborah are an inspiration! Praying for you, the kids, family and all the many lives have been touched through you two! We love y'all!"

This tribute was added by Beverly Smith on 6th July 2016

"Deborah, you will be remembered and loved in my heart forever! We will cover everyone in prayer as we thank God for sharing you with us.
Beverly Smith (the Hogansville Saint Mary sisterly love from childhood to eternity....just love)."

This tribute was added by Willie Cameron on 6th July 2016

"Condolences to the Dunn family, at times like these man is helpless it is God who speak to the words that calm the sea, still the wind, and ease the pain so lean on Him and you will never walk alone. God will give you peace, a gift the world cannot give. John 14:27 (Pastor Willie Bud Cameron, McMinnville, TN,)."

This tribute was added by Glenn Goodson on 6th July 2016

"Mrs. Dunn always, always thought of others before herself.  Her encouragement and smile always meant the world to me.  I and all the CMS family will miss her.  Just remember Kevin and children, she's still looking out for you!"

This tribute was added by Marcia Royster on 6th July 2016

"Our deepest condolences yo Mrs. Dunn's family. She will be greatly missed.  She was a kind, loving, caring person. Always had a smile to light a room. Praying for her family during this difficult time and in the days ahead."

This tribute was added by Johnny Bolton on 6th July 2016

"Kevin, please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.  Deborah will be missed by many.  If there is anything I can do for you please let us know."

This tribute was added by Bret Bryant on 6th July 2016

"My condolences to the Dunn family. Deborah radiated joy and had such a sweet spirit. I am thankful for the impact she had on students. Her legacy will live on.  Praying for peace and comfort during this difficult time."

This tribute was added by Elizabeth Abner on 6th July 2016

"To the Dunn Family, just wanted to let you know that I enjoyed working with Deborah when I worked in Troup County. She was so easy to talk to and her smile was contagious.  She will certainly be missed. Much love to the family."

This tribute was added by Brenda Crider on 6th July 2016

"Really great lady, so sorry to hear of her passing. My son would get in trouble at school just so he could go talk to her. Prayers for all the family. She will be missed by many"

This tribute was added by Monica Moton on 6th July 2016

"Forever in our hearts! Such a Sweet Spirit!! Such an Awesome Teacher!! So many student's lives were touched...including mine :)"

This tribute was added by Valerie Buice on 6th July 2016

"Deborah was such a beautiful person inside and out.  She had a smile that would light up your day.  She will truly be missed.  Praying for the family."

This tribute was added by Annie Laye on 6th July 2016

"Another Angel has entered heaven. My Mother (your great Aunt) was waiting at the gate so embrace each other and walk into Zion. We will always love you both."

This tribute was added by Jesi Prickett on 6th July 2016

"Ms. Dunn will be greatly missed. This woman had so much fire and light inside her. She wanted everyone of her students to succeed and always had a smile on her face. My husband and I saw her not too long ago and she made sure to tell us how proud she was of the adults we had become. Rest in peace angel. How privileged I was to know you."

This tribute was added by JT Flo on 6th July 2016

"May God continue to be The Beacon of Light for your family! Deborah was a magnificent person with genuine love and kindness in her heart."

This tribute was added by Sharon Ward on 6th July 2016

"Deborah Dunn is a name that emits a smile, because that is what we saw at CMS, no matter the situation.  Along with that smile was a gentle voice of encouragement and genuine love for all. She taught many by example how to live for Christ and show that love.  Now, she is finally "home" at the feet of her Lord Jesus Christ where others she knew  will be smiling to see her again.  
    I do continue to pray for your whole family during this difficult time.  
                          With love and respect,
                          Sharon Boyd Ward"

This tribute was added by Soraya Owens on 6th July 2016

"May she rest in God's arms. She was a sweet and friendly lady that always had a smile and words of encouragement. Deborah helped to make my first year teaching at Greenville High School a wonderful experience. My prayers go out to her husband, children and other family members. She will truly be missed."

This tribute was added by Felecia Moore on 6th July 2016

"I thoroughly enjoyed working with Mrs. Dunn at Callaway Middle School. I loved her spirit, genuineness, constant encouragement, love for the students, love for her family, her voice, and her smile. My family will be praying for the Dunn family."

This tribute was added by Lonnie Walls on 6th July 2016

"To Kevin and family there are no words to bring back your angel or to even reduce your pain.  Remembering Deborah for the great times and that smile.  Be blessed and praying for God's comfort during this time."

This tribute was added by Porchia Hurston on 6th July 2016

"Mrs.Dunn was such inspiration to my son. My condolences goes out to the family."

This tribute was added by Gooden Crew on 6th July 2016

"We send our condolences & our prayers! May the Lord comfort and give peace; Deborah received her wings, she has the victory! Blessings to the family!! We will keep you all lifted (Major, Sha'ron & Family)"

This tribute was added by Rene Wolfe on 6th July 2016

"Deborah always made me laugh at CMS when I didn't think even a smile was possible. She was always so positive and always had a smile on her face. I remember us walking the survivors walk together two years ago at Paint the Town Pink. She was so full of life! Praying for Jesus to wrap her family in his arms and ease their sorrow. RIP my sweet friend."

This tribute was added by Taglacious Tucker on 6th July 2016

"IF it wasn't for her impact on the Callaway family. I have no idea what most of us would've done. She is truly inspirational,  beautiful and caring woman. All of us were basically her children to her. Mrs. Dunn R.i.p your presence alone light up the room!"

This tribute was added by Tikela Owens on 6th July 2016

"Hi.. I remember mrs.dunn she was the coolest teacher I had
.she kept it real.  And she was someone you could talk to.. Lord know I did..she was sweet yet tough on you..i.can say. She was my 3 momma..didn't know she was sick..yet I know now she is resting . And no pain. R.i.p..Mrs made my senior year in paradise...."

This tribute was added by Jessica Stephens-Harrison on 6th July 2016

"Mrs. Dunn had a true passion for education our kids. Always having their best interest at heart. My girls loved her. She will be forever missed"

This tribute was added by brittany bell on 6th July 2016

"Ms.Dunn was my role model she use to allways tell me that no matter what are other people actions if you help them you would be the one that get in trouble ... Yess I was a trouble maker but ms.Dunn help me cope with that it's a tragic lost for the family I owe my condolences to the family and to the husband my grandmother looked up to mr.Dunn my grandmother had breast cancer and Mr. Dunn was once there to talk to her I am so sorry for your lost I saw ms. Dunn as my school mother to keep me motivated and out of trouble I could tell her everything it hurts my heart noing she's not in the world I know she is in a better place Ms.Dunn I love you and I know you help me threw so much and I never had time to say thank you so thank you and you will forever be missed in many many hearts and I will see you one day until then...........

This tribute was added by Tlt Talley on 6th July 2016

"My condolences go out to her family. She was the greatest teacher I had in school bk in the 90s. I knew her then as Mrs Swain. Every time I saw her she always had this beautiful smile on her face, and she was always so cheerful. That's what I will always remember about her. Her smile. Rest In Piece Mrs Dunn, you will truly be missed."

This tribute was added by Royetta Wilkes on 6th July 2016

"Prayers for the entire Dunn family.  Most sincere sympathy for your loss."

This tribute was added by Susan King on 5th July 2016

"Really don't know what to say,other than,how much I will miss Deb,her smile,her advice,her hugs,since of humor and professionalism!She never ever forgot to say thank you,whenever we worked on a project at church!I will never,ever forget you and our connection!Kevin,you and the kids hang in there!GOD got you! Love you all!"

This tribute was added by yaaherica core on 5th July 2016

"I truly miss you love to see your beautiful smile Im going to miss you you mean alot to me"

This tribute was added by mike bush on 5th July 2016

"I have loved the Dunn family for a few years. The impact on my life is everlasting. I got the privilege of teaching J'Arthur and through him I got to meet Deborah. What an unbelievable woman. Her faith absolutely radiated from her and she never ceased praising Him. Kevin's faith is the same way and what a legacy is left for us all to embrace and pass on. What made Deborah Deborah lives on. Much love to my boy J'Arthur and to the Dunn family. You are in my prayers."

This tribute was added by Teneka Atkins on 5th July 2016

"My deepest sympathy to The Dunn family.  Mrs. Dunn was not only a magnificent teacher when i attended Greenville High, she was also a magnificent counselor to my children at Callaway.  I will never forget the wisdom and encouragement she gave me. She was definitely a gift and ill always love & cherish her in memory. Im praying strength, endurance, healing, and wholeness to the family & all that she touched so dearly..."

This tribute was added by Fran Warren on 5th July 2016

"My deepest sympathies and prayers are with you. Deborah had such an uplifting, sweet spirit and I consider it a privilege to have known her and worked with her at CMS. She truly had everyone's best wishes at heart, which made her very special. Thank you for sharing her with us. She will be greatly missed."

This tribute was added by Melanie Baswell on 5th July 2016

"Praying God will give your family peace throughout this difficult time and in the years to come! Mrs. Dunn was a precious woman and we appreciated all that she did for our daughter and our family at Callaway Middle School. God truly gave her a gift to do what she did. I thank him for the opportunity of knowing her but know that she's singing and dancing around heaven right now!
With love & prayers, The Baswell's"

This tribute was added by Heather Smith on 5th July 2016

"Praying for you and your family during this time of loss! What an amazing lady Mrs. Dunn was and such an inspiration to so many! Always loved seeing her and was lucky to sit by her at our lunch at the beginning of the school year last year! She will be greatly missed!"

This tribute was added by Nigel Walker on 5th July 2016

"Prayers for the family. Mrs. Dunn, you will be missed. Thanks for all of your encouragement."

This tribute was added by Deidre Holmes on 5th July 2016

"You've won your battle Ms. Deborah so now you can rest in sweet peace!! I love you and you will be greatly missed!"

This tribute was added by Lisa Potts on 5th July 2016

"My condolences, you have my deepest sympathy, I'm so truly very sorry for your lost, keeping you and your family in my Thoughts and Prayers"

This tribute was added by Martha Bonner on 5th July 2016

"Praying for your family"

This tribute was added by Pastor Tony L. Avery on 5th July 2016

"To The Dunn family, you have our sympathy."

This tribute was added by Deidra Williams on 5th July 2016


This tribute was added by Loraine Crenshaw on 4th July 2016

"Please accept my deepest sympathies. Sincerely, Loraine Crenshaw (Hospice LaGrange)"

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