Isa Gaye Hiatt Dunn

Published 7:40 am Monday, June 5, 2023

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Mrs. Isa Gaye Hiatt Dunn, 86, of Advance, passed away Friday, June 2, 2023 at Forsyth Medical Center.

She was born May 16, 1937 in Carrola County, Va. Gaye was a professional bowler for many years and worked at Hanes Hosiery where she traveled for them as a Leg Model. Gaye later went to Cosmetology School and worked as a Manager of Hair Plus for many years at Hanes Mall. She volunteered cutting hair for children at The Horizons Childrens’ Home.

She was preceded in death by: her parents, Thomas Lester Hiatt and Mattie Ellen Fleming Hiatt; and numerous brothers and sisters.

Surviving are: her husband of 48 years, James “J.B.” Bell Dunn; her children, Van Dunn and Lisa Dunn; 4 grandchildren, Ashley Brewer, Chloe Gordy, Isaac Dunn and Jacob Dunn; 1 great granddaughter, Kyler Prigmore; 1 brother, Gilbert Hiatt; 2 sisters, Lucy Mills and Nancy Utt; numerous nieces and nephews; and Mac Semans “Little Mac”, whom she was a Nanny to for many years.

A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, June 6  at Hayworth-Miller Kinderton Chapel with Elder Eddie Fowler and Mr. Tim Dunn officiating. Interment will follow in the Bethlehem Methodist Church cemetery in Advance. The family will receive friends one hour before the service at the funeral home.

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