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Phyllis Jean “Jeanie” Dunson

Phyllis Jean “Jeanie” Dunson, 88, of Rockford, Illinois, formerly of Huntington, died Friday May 13.

She was born Dec. 26, 1933, in Huntington, to Donald Lavern and Mary (Lash) Sands. She married Charles Elvis Dunson April 27, 1954. He preceded her in death.

Survivors include her children, Mary Guntermann of Rockford, Elvis Dunson, of Rockford, Shirley Woodman, of Phoenix, Ariz., Cindy Dunson, of Rockford, Annette (Ronald) Derry, Jr., of Rockford and Debra (Richard) Needles, of Clarksville, Ariz.; 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Olson Funeral & Cremation Services in Rockford is handling the arrangements.

Burial will be at Gardens of Memory in Marion.

Memorials may be made to Carpenter’s Place, 1149 Railroad Ave., Rockford, IL, 61104.

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