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Vonda A. Dunn

Vonda A. Dunn, 90, of Columbus, died at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at Franklin United Methodist Community.

Vonda was born on Feb. 18, 1922, in Johnson County to the late George A. and Golda E. (Roberts) Dunn. He married Mary Anna Conner, Dec. 9, 1950. She preceded him in death in March 2000.

He owned and operated Vonda Dunn Asphalt Paving Company and was a member of Bethel Holiness Church. Vonda proudly served in the U.S. Army. He enjoyed farming, growing fruit, fishing, hunting and spending time with family and friends.

Survivors include his son, Richard A. (Bethel) Dunn of Colorado Springs, Colorado; daughters, Rhonda Ann Dunn of Brown County and Robin Dunn of Edinburgh; brothers, Mahlon J. “Bud” (Shirley) Dunn of Edinburgh and Marcus (Shirley) Dunn of Brown County; sisters, Jean Castle of Florida, Doris Ferguson of Kokomo, Frances (Clifford) Emmons of Bedford; and several grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.

Vonda was preceded in death by his parents; wife; brothers, David N. and Joel N. Dunn and sisters, Ruth Oaks and Lucille Lucas.

A funeral service will be conducted at noon today at Bethel Holiness Church, 6060 N. U.S. 31, Columbus with the Rev. Nathan Shockley and the Rev. Robert Thompson officiating. Calling will be from 10 a.m. until service time today at the church. Burial will be at Rest Haven Cemetery in Edinburgh with military honors conducted by the Indiana Army Reserve National Guard Honor Guard and Bartholomew County Veterans Color Guard.

Memorial contributions may be made to Bethel Holiness Church, 6060 North U.S. 31, Columbus, IN 47201.

Online condolences sent to the Dunn family and a video tribute may be viewed at www.barkesweaverglick.com

Arrangements were entrusted to Barkes, Weaver & Glick Funeral Home in Columbus.

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