Funeral services for Ruth Jones Dunn, age 96 of Bangs, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 31, 2008, at the Heartland Funeral Home Chapel in Early with Michael Light officiating. Interment will follow at the Eastlawn Memorial Park in Early.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, May 30, at the funeral home. Heartland Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Mrs. Dunn passed away on Wednesday, May 28, 2008, in Brownwood.

Ruth was born on July 17, 1911, near Mercury in McCulloch County, the daughter of Wright Hubert Jones and Cynthia Parker Jones. She attended school in Winchell and later married Bryant H. Dunn on July 16, 1932, in Milburn, Texas. Together they owned and operated the Minneapolis Moline Tractor Dealership in Brownwood. She was also employed at Edmundsonís in Brownwood for several years. Ruth loved her family, her friends and her Lord. She gave freely of her time and being active in church work was her greatest joy, she also enjoyed making beautiful quilts. She was an active member of the Bangs Church of Christ and had lived in Bangs since June of 1976, moving there from Brownwood.

She is survived by numerous nieces and nephews; and one sister-in-law, Bonnie Jean Dunn of San Angelo.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Bryant Dunn in 1989; and her parents, Wright and Cynthia Jones; three brothers, John H. Jones, Harvey L. Jones and Elmo C. Jones; and one sister, Gladys Jones Beasley.

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