News and Tribune

October 27, 2013

Ada I. Robinson Dunn, 93; Sellersburg

A funeral service for Ada I. Robinson Dunn, 93, Sellersburg, will be held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2013, at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany, with private entombment to follow at Kraft-Graceland Memorial Park, New Albany. She died Friday, Oct. 25, 2013, at Maple Manor Christian Home. 

The sixth of eight children, she was born Sept. 13, 1920, in Rosewood, Ind., to the late George and Minnie Arnold Robinson. She was a devoted wife, loving mother, accomplished homemaker and a dear friend to many. 

She enjoyed gardening, especially roses, cooking delicious meals and serving the Lord Jesus every day. She was a musician and poet who loved to share her gifts with her congregation at First Southern Baptist Church, Clarksville, where she was also a member of the Ruth Class. She also previously attended Main Street United Methodist Church, Sellersburg United Methodist Church, Colgate Baptist Church, Graceland Baptist Church, Northside Christian Church and Culbertson Baptist Church. 

She is survived by her sons, Stephen C. Dunn and his wife, Claudia, and Barry N. Dunn and his wife, Jayne; a daughter, Janet I. Werle and her husband, Richard; grandchildren, Chris Dunn and his wife, Barbara, Jennifer Dunn, Jay Dunn and his wife, Neda, Kyle Dunn, Jason Werle and his wife, Dana, and Rachel Duggan and her husband, Brian; great-grandchildren, Cullen Dunn, Nicholas Dunn, Calista Werle, Matthew Werle, Zoe Duggan and step-granddaughters Katey Duggan and Bailey Duggan; a sister, Thelma Salmon; and many nieces and nephews. 

She was preceded in death by her husband of 67 years, Charles C Dunn; her parents; her brothers, Cecil, Herbert, Calvin and Clifford Robinson; sisters, Charlotte Knight and Aliene Fern Whitworth; and great-granddaughter Bri.Anna Dunn. 

Visitation will be from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday at Kraft Funeral Service, Charlestown Road Chapel, New Albany. 

She lived her last months at Maple Manor Christian Home, where the attentative staff provided exceptional care and a loving environment. The family would like to express its gratitude to those who cared so deeply for mother. 

Memorials in her memory may be sent to First Southern Baptist Church, Maple Manor Christian Home or Theta Iota Chapter of Phi Beta Psi Sorority. 

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