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Billy Dunn

February 25, 1927 — August 25, 2020


Billy Jack Dunn was born to Blythe and Bessie Dean Dunn on February 25, 1927 in Shamrock, Oklahoma.  He graduated from Alluwe High.  After serving in the Army at the end of WWII he married Betty Mexalee Bowman in California on May 21, 1945.  They lived in Brownsfield, TX and Kermit, TX where he worked for Mobil Oil Company.  After retirement they lived in Nowata, OK.  His motto was, “Watch out for the alligators”.  He passed away on Tuesday, August 25, 2020 in Allen, TX.

He is preceded in death by his parents, wife, Betty Mexalee, Brothers: Doyle Dunn, Hap Dunn, and Conan Dunn.  Survivors include daughters Beverly Rhodes and husband Dusty of Georgetown, TX.; Valinda Elrod and husband Willard of Richland Hills, TX.  Grandchildren: Delinda Dzeda and husband Mark of Cypress, TX; Kim Stilwell and husband Kelly of Round Rock, TX; Rachel Opdycke and husband Quincy of Ft. Worth, TX; Justin Elrod and wife Tabitha of Grandbury, TX.  Great grandchildren: Tony Viduad of Cypress, TX; Taylor Stilwell and wife Nicole Stiles of Austin, TX; Sydney Stilwell of Pflugerville, TX; Nicole and Alex Opdycke of Ft. Worth, TX, and Andrew Elrod of Granbury TX.  Brother Joe Dunn of Washington State.

The family would like to thank family and friends for all their prayers and kindness.

Graveside Services for Billy Dunn will be held 10:00 A.M., Wednesday September 2, 2020 at the Nowata Memorial Park Cemetery in Nowata, OK. with Pastor Ben Killion officiating. Services are under the direction of Benjamin Funeral Service of Nowata. Online condolences may be left at or see our Facebook page. Memorial can be made to Freedom Hospice 9001 Airport Fwy Suite 570, North Richland Hills, TX 76180.

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, September 2, 2020

Starts at 10:00 am (Eastern time)

Nowata Memorial Park

S Pine St, Nowata, OK 74048

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