Lucille Dunlap, age 103, of Malvern, died Sunday in the Malvern Nursing and Rehab Center. She was born on February 24, 1911 in Malvern to the late John Dyer and Carrie Adams Dyer. Reared and educated in Malvern, she was a seamstress and sales clerk for several local clothing stores, including Samons, The Leader, Duke Knight’s Men’s Store, J. C. Penney, and The Fashion, the latter from which she retired in 1997 at the age of 85. Mrs. Dunlap was a longtime member of First Baptist Church. She was the widow of the late Howard Dunlap, who preceded her in death in 1959.
Mrs. Dunlap is survived by her son Tom Hall and his wife Shirley, of Malvern; by three grandchildren, Wade Hall, Heath Hall, and Julie Phillips; by eight great-grandchildren, Dillon Hall, Madison Hall, Alexis Michelle Ferguson, Hunter Hall, Alexis Phillips, Lilly Phillips, Lauren Phillips, and Isabella Suggs; and her nephews, Michael Ashcraft, Jimmy Ashcraft, and Johnny Dyer.
She was also preceded in death by a brother, J. B. Dyer, and a sister, Helen Ashcraft.
Her funeral will be Thursday afternoon, October 2, 2014 at two o’clock, in the chapel of J. A. Funk Funeral Home with Brother David Cash officiating. A visitation will immediately follow the service. She will be interred on the family plot in Oak Ridge Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent via jafunkfuneralhome.com.