George Dunn

Tuesday, July 3, 2007

George Wesley Dunn, 85, of Cape Girardeau died Sunday, July 1, 2007, at Missouri Veterans Home.

He was born Jan. 10, 1922, at Delta, son of George Washington and Eva Totten Dunn. He and Edna P. Vavak were married Feb. 7, 1941, in Jackson.

Dunn served in the Army Air Corps from Nov. 10, 1942, to Nov. 6, 1948, with the Flying Tigers. He served in the Indochina Theater.

He was employed by the Cape Girardeau Fire Department 33 1/2 years, retiring as a captain in 1981. He was a lifetime member of VFW Post 3838.

Survivors include his wife, Edna P. Dunn of Cape Girar-deau; two daughters, Carmen (Gerrie) Jones of Choctaw, Okla., Kathy (John) Lewis of San Antonio; a son, Gerald W. Dunn of San Antonio; five grandchildren; and a host of great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents and three sisters.

Friends may call from 9 a.m. to service time Thursday at Ford and Sons Mount Auburn Funeral Home.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Cy Smith officiating. Burial will be at 1 p.m. in Missouri State Veterans Cemetery at Bloomfield, with full military honors by Missouri Honors Team and VFW Post 3838.

Memorials may be made to Missouri Veterans Home, 2400 Veterans Memorial Drive, Cape Girardeau, Mo., 63701.