Mary F. Dunlow

Published 12:47 pm Friday, January 30, 2015

FRANKLIN—Mary Francis Dunlow, 78, widow of James E. Dunlow, Sr., passed away on Jan. 30, 2015.

She was a native of Southampton County, and was a daughter of the late Joseph James and Helen Story Francis. Mrs. Dunlow was also predeceased by a brother, Joe B. Francis.

She was a graduate of Newsoms High School, and a member of Sycamore Baptist Church.

Left to cherish her memory are one daughter, Nancy D. Joyner, and husband, Larry; one son, James E. “Jimmy” Dunlow Jr.; one sister, Ellen F. Gyoker; one brother, Roy R. Francis; a sister-in-law, Audrey Francis; three grandchildren, Larry James “Jamie” Joyner Jr., and fiancé, Amanda Rawls, Amanda J. Banks, and husband, Dallas, and James E. “Jay” Dunlow III, and wife, Tabetha; and three great-grandchildren, Devin Ray Dunlow, Dustin Edward Dunlow and Zoe Izabella Banks.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Feb. 1, in Wright Funeral Home with the Rev. Dr. Roger Crump officiating. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends at the home of Nancy and Larry Joyner, 109 Holly Cove St., Franklin, and suggests memorial donations be made to Sycamore Baptist Church.