Denver “Sonny” Dunn, 60, of Magnolia, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 at Christus St. Michael Health System in Texarkana, Texas.

He was born Jan. 24, 1952 in Waldo to Shelly and Mary Helen Messer Dunn.

He was a member of New Life Church of God In Christ in Waldo and served in the United States Army (Vietnam Veteran).

He was preceded in death by his father.

Survivors include his children, Gary, Quincy and Shenea Dunn all of Waldo; his mother, Mrs. Mary Helen Dunn of Waldo; two sisters, Mrs. Rosemary Padilla (Jimmy) of Dallas, Texas, Mrs. Clara Hicks of Waldo; two brothers, Early Dunn of Magnolia and Jackie Dunn of Hope; five grandchildren; and a host of nieces and nephews.

Funeral will be held at 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 29 at True Worship Church in Waldo with burial in the Cedar Grove Cemetery in Waldo with Military Honors.

Officiating will be Elder Donald Page.

Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday.

Online at

Published: 01/27/2013