Edward Dunning

Tuesday, November 8, 2005

Edward Franklin Dunning, 82, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, Nov. 6, 2005, at Southeast Missouri Hospital.

He was born Sept. 4, 1923, at Allenville, son of James Monroe and Mattie Magdalene Nothdurft Dunning. He and Veda Hermina Surface were married Dec. 10, 1949. She died Dec. 26, 1992.

Dunning had worked in the maintenance department of Little River Drainage District. He was a member of Faith Tabernacle United Pentecostal Church.

Survivors include a son, James Dunning of Jackson; three daughters, Brenda Dunning, Susan Jones and Carolyn Whitmore, all of Cape Girardeau; two sisters, Etheleen "Babe" Crider and LaVerne Allmon of Cape Girardeau; five grandchildren, Christopher, Anthony and Phillip Dunning, Ashley Whitmore and Melissa Rose; and a great-granddaughter, Hannah Rose.

He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Kimberly Simmons.

Friends may call at Cracraft-Miller Funeral Home in Jackson from 4 to 8 p.m. today.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Faith Tabernacle Church, with Timothy Lee officiating. Burial will be in Morgan Memorial Park in Advance, Mo.