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Funeral Services for Bernice Dunn, 95, of Bellville, 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, May 11, 2010 at Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel in Bellville with Mr. Gene Palvado officiating. Interment in the Oak Knoll Cemetery.

Bernice Dunn was born to parents, Arlie and Constance Hinton Berry in Vernon, Texas.

She was raised there and attended Vernon public schools where she grew up on Lake Pauline which was named after her sister.

On July 15, 1933 the former Miss Bernice Berry married James R. Dunn in Longview, Texas.

She was a homemaker, gormet cook and enjoyed several hobbies, playing golf and was an avid bass fisherwoman, having the honor of getting her picture on the front page of the Honey Hole Magazine.

She was a member of the Bellville Church of Christ. Bernice passed away at her home in Bellville on May 9, 2010.  

Survivors include her sons, Jimmy D. Dunn of Houston and Jerry T. Dunn of Three Rivers. Nieces, Beverly Berry, Susan Richardson, Nancy Jo Smith, Barbara Sterling, Betty Jane Thompson, nephews, Robert Berry, Michael Berry, Stanley Berry, Charles Grube, Freddie Sterling, Jackie Sterling, Gene Allen Sterling, Doug and Donnie  Shannon and John Dunn.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Arlie and Constance Hinton Berry, husband, James R. Dunn, sisters, Pauline Jones and Ivy Lee Berry, brothers, Paul Berry and Arlie Lee Berry, Jr.  

Knesek Bros. Funeral Chapel, 842 East Main, Bellville , Texas 77418. Visit our web site at to sign the guest book or order a sympathy card.



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