Carolyn Lee Dunbar, 86, of Hannibal passed away surrounded by the love of her granddaughter at 5:35 a.m. Sunday, April 7, 2019, at Beth Haven Nursing Home.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel. Dave Dexheimer will officiate. Burial will be in the Grand View Burial Park.
Visitation with family and friends will be held 12:00 noon until 2:00 p.m. Wednesday, April 10, 2019, at the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel.
Carolyn was born on January 29, 1933, in Hannibal the daughter of Othey Lee and Lillian (Bell) Henderson.
She was united in marriage to Robert Martin Dunbar on August 11, 1962, in Hannibal. He preceded her in death on October 13, 2006.
Survivors include her children Chris Dunbar and Lori Dunbar both of Hannibal; brother, Othey Lee Henderson II of Texas; sister, Donna Crane and husband Don of Hannibal; loving granddaughter, Talisa Looney and husband Tim of Hannibal; great grandchildren, Nicholas, Faith, Brenden, Blake and Kierstyn; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Dunbar was preceded in death by her sister and brother-in-law, JoAnne and Harold Robinson.
Carolyn had previously worked as a switchboard operator in Hannibal before moving to St. Charles where she worked as a Cardiovascular Consultant at DePaul Hospital in St. Louis.
Carolyn was a member of the Eight and Forty Organization of the American Legion and the Elks Club. In her spare time Carolyn enjoyed playing bingo, camping with her family, attending festivals, crossword puzzles, crocheting and drives to Fawn Lake in Washington, MO.
Carolyn’s biggest love was her family. She cherished the time spent with her family and always enjoyed hosting Sunday dinners for her family.
Mrs. Dunbar was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
Pallbearers will be Tim Looney, Nick Ames, Brenden Looney, Blake Looney, Jeff Jeffries, and Othey Henderson II.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Smith Funeral Home & Chapel to assist the family with funeral expenses.
Online condolences may be made to the family and video tribute viewed on Carolyn’s memorial page at www.smithfuneralhomeandchapel.com
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2619 St. Mary's Ave., Hannibal MO 63401