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Thomas Orrel Dunn

Mr. Thomas Orrel Dunn of 3060 Ashton Hall Road, South Boston died Friday, March 1, 2013, at the age of 79. 

He was born in Halifax County to the late Raymond O. Dunn and the late Liza Whitt Dunn and was married to Mary Alice Martin Dunn. 

Mr. Dunn was a retired technician for Collins and Aikman, and he was currently working as a flagger at VIRginia International Raceway. He was also a member of Mercy Seat Presbyterian Church.

In addition to his wife of South Boston, survivorsinclude one daughter, Pill D. Gosney, and husband Mark, of South Boston: one son, Thomas Baker Dunn, of Freeport, Bahamas; four grandchildren, Laura Gosney Wellons, Matt Gosney and fiance Kristen Baylous, Scott Dunn and Sarah Dunn, and her fiancé, Thomas Cramer; and by two great-grandchildren, Kirsten Wellons and Kade Dyer. 

In addition to his parents, one daughter, KK Dunn Worsham; and a daughter-in-law, Regina Cannon Dunn, also preceded Mr. Dunn in death.

Funeral services were held Monday, March 4, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Mercy Seat Presbyterian Church with Dr. Ed Melvin officiating. Burial followed in the church cemetery. The family received friends Sunday from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. at Brooks Funeral Home.

The family requests that memorials be made to Mercy Seat Presbyterian Church, c/o John Barksdale, 7010 Melon Road, Sutherlin, VA 24594.