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Gerald Dwayne Dunlap

September 1, 1961 September 3, 2019
Gerald Dwayne Dunlap
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Obituary for Gerald Dwayne Dunlap

Gerald Dwayne Dunlap, age 58 of Plainfield, IL formerly of Big Spring, TX, passed away suddenly, Tuesday, September 3, 2019 at his home. He was born September 1, 1961 to J.C and Jewel Dunlap.

Cherished husband of Wakenda L.(Payte)Dunlap, they wedded on December 13, 1985.

Beloved father of Jeremy (Claudia) Green and Brandi (Arnulfo) Martinez.

Adored Papaw of Marques, Kyleigh, Mia, Braylee, and Dominque Green and Natalyia Martinez.

Loving brother of Mary Gowen, Carol (Bud) Wright, Gary (Ruth) Dunlap, Janetta (Cal) Penn.

Also loved by many nieces, nephews and friends.

Preceded in death by his parents, JC and Jewel Dunlap, parents-in-law, Wendel and Wynona Payte, siblings; James and Ronnie Dunlap and Sharron Walls.

Gerald was a long time diesel mechanic for Rip Griffin/TA of Big Spring. He was an avid fisherman and loved watching the Little League World Series.

Memorial service will be Saturday, September 21st at 1:00 PM at Coahoma Church Of Christ, 311 N. 2nd Street, Coahoma, TX 79511 with Eddie Pitchford officiating. Family and friends will be meeting immediately after the service at Cosden Lake at Commanche Trail Park to spread his ashes as requested by Gerald.

Arrangements entrusted to Overman-Jones Funeral Home & Cremation Services, 15219 S. Joliet Rd., Plainfield, IL 60544. For more information, please call 815-436-9221 or

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1:00 PM 9/21/2019 1:00:00 PM
Coahoma Church of Christ

311 North 2nd Street
Coahoma, Texas 79511

Coahoma Church of Christ
311 North 2nd Street Coahoma 79511 Texas
United States

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