Lynda Dunn Gilley

Published 10:06 am Thursday, July 7, 2022

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Mrs. Lynda Dunn Gilley, 92, of Kernersville, passed away Wednesday, June 29, 2022 at Kernersville Medical Center.

She was born Jan. 15, 1930 in Davie County to William Ollie Dunn and Nannie Smith Dunn.Lynda grew up in Davie County and loved to travel with her husband, Sam. She was a member of Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Advance and attended Oak Ridge Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by: her husband, Sam Gilley; 4 sisters, Ruth Robertson, Cleo Petree, Gladys Foster and Lorene Petree; and 4 brothers, Vance, Gilmer, Leo and Hubert Dunn.

Surviving: her son, Jim Burton; a daughter-in-law, Chris Burton; a stepdaughter, Sheila Beaver (Dennis); 5 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; a brother, J.B. Dunn (Gay); sister-in-law and caregiver, Norma Jean Dunn; and caregivers, Teresa, Jetta, Talisha, Glenda and Pam.

A funeral service was held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 3 at Hayworth-Miller Silas Creek Chapel with Pastor Steve Roberson officiating. Interment followed in Bethlehem United Methodist Church in Advance. The family received friends one hour before the service at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: The Shepherds’ Center of Kernersville.

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