EAST PRAIRIE - Billy Earnest Dunn, 65, died at 7:35 a.m. Aug. 29, 2005, at the Missouri Delta Medical Center.
Born May 7, 1940, at Dorena to the late Everett and Alta Voner Brown Dunn, he lived all his life in Mississippi County where he operated Bill Dunn Farms Inc. He was of the Baptist faith.
On Aug. 8, 1963, he married Carolyn Joy Lee, who survives of the home.
In addition to his wife he is survived by two sons, Billy Dunn of Greenwood, Miss., and Lee Dunn of East Prairie; one daughter, Belinda Grace of Madison, Ill; one brother, W.C. Dunn of East Prairie; three sisters, Nora Moore, Dorothy Hall and Frankie Jones of East Prairie; and four grandchildren, Clayton, Cooper, Jocee and Decker Dunn.
Visitation will begin at 6 p.m. today at the Shelby Funeral Home in East Prairie where services are scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday. Ted Wimberley will officiate.
Burial will follow in East Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Steve Jones, Dennis Carter, David Sutton, Joe Helms, McIvan Jones, Malcolm Johnston, Ronald Hall, Harold Lemons, Joe Sorrells, Gene Bennett, Ruben Bennett, Wendell Choate, Jim Hall, Wendy Carden, Marty Hutcheson and Flynn Ray.