Death of Junius H. Dunn (20 Jun 1907 Henderson Gold Leaf)
Death of Mr. J. H. Dunn. Mr. Junius H. Dunn died at his home in this place at twelve minutes after five o'clock Saturday morning. He had been sick a long time and the surprise to those who knew him was that the days of his life were lengthened as they were. For nine years he had been as a little child perfectly helpless und dependent upon those about him and during that time every mouth full of food was fed to him by an attendant. Mr. Dunn was 69 years old. At one time he was prominent in the political affairs of the county, having been a magistrate, county commis sioner, chairman of the board, chair man of the county Democratic execu tive committee, etc. He was a Con federate soldier and always took an active interest in all matters per taining to the interest and welfare of the veterans for whom he had the highest regard and warmest feeling Deceased leaves seven children, five daughters and two sous. All the daughters live in Henderson, the sons being Mr. James S. Dunn, of Winston-Salem, and Capt. Joe Dunn, of the ISoriolk &- Western Kailroad, with headquarters at Portsmouth, Ohio. The funeral was held from the resi dence at 2 o'clock Sunday afternoon Rev. Julian E. Ingle conducting the service, which was concluded with a prayer by Rev. 0. N. Marshall. The pall-bearers were: W. W. Parker, J. R. Rankin, M. Dorsey, A. A. Speed, Geo. A. Rose, W. W. Rowland. Honorary: J. C. Cooper, I. C. Rowland, D. Y. Cooper, Samuel Wat-kins, Edward Hines, J. L. Currin, M. J. O'Neil. Interment at the cemetery. The floral offerings were very handsome and profuse an unusual number of beautiful pieces being sent by friends from a distance as well as at home.