Dunn, Rhonda Carrie Arlene Wilcox (Greasy Creek Community)

Friday, August 30, 2019
Rhonda Carrie Arlene Wilcox Dunn, 53, a resident of the Greasy Creek Community was carried home by angels on Thursday, August 29, 2019 at her residence, with her family at her side.  She was a proud member of Fairview Baptist Church.  She was a loving and caring wife to Tommy Ray Dunn.  She loved nothing more than being surrounded by her children and grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her parents, Lloyd and Charlene Wilcox.

Survivors include her loving husband, Tommy Ray Dunn; children, Allen and Brandy Wilcox of Benton,  and their two children, Andy and Christine Wade of Reliance, and two children, Blake Wilcox of Benton, and one child, Alf and Deann Dunn of Reliance, and three children, Susan and Paul Johnson of Farner, Tn. and four children, Alexis Campbell, Dakota Campbell and Tony Campbell, all of Reliance,  and lives at home; siblings, Lenore (Steve) Wilson, Michelle (Joe) Passmore, Sandy (Ricky) Black, Karen (Mike) Raby, Charlotte Theros, Brenda Jones, Sharon McCall and Larry (Sandy) Headrick; and stepmother, Ruby Wilcox.  Aunts, uncles, cousins and extended family also survive.   

A Celebration of Life service will be conducted at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 1 at Fairview Baptist Church, with Pastor Chad Maxwell and Pastor Lee Ingram officiating.  Interment will follow at Fairview Baptist Church Cemetery.

Her family will receive friends from 5-7 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 31 at Higgins Funeral Home, Benton.

Send a message of comfort and view the Dunn family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Higgins Funeral Home of Benton.

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