JANICE JONES DUNN, 71, of Mesquite, TX passed
away peacefully on Sept. 20, 2022, after a nine-
year battle with metastatic breast cancer.
Janice D. Jones was born on Jan. 23, 1952, to
parents Ray D. & Virgie P. Jones in Sherman, TX.
She graduated from Samuel High School in 1970
and after graduating in 1973 with an Associate’s
degree in Arts from Eastfield Jr. Collage she
started her first real job at Western Electric
as a soldering technician kickstarting a 29 year
career in telecommunications manufacturing. She
went back to college in 1989 at Dallas Baptist
University graduating with honors, with a Bachelor
of Business Administration degree in 1993. She
continued her studies & attained the designation
of Certified Purchasing Manager in 1994.
In 1971, Janice met Bruce K. Dunn at junior college,
married in 1972 and went on to have one daughter,
Jennifer R. Dunn in 1977. Bruce and Janice were
married for over 50 years at the time of her death.
In 2001 Janice retired and spent her time cooking
for friends and family, baking and decorating cakes,
arranging and selling silk flowers for her company
Parkhaven Designs, and creating leaded-stained glass
Janice was predeceased by her mother, Vergie P. Jones,
her father, Ray D. Jones, her father-in-law Robert J.
Dunn and her brother-in-law Gerald D. Dunn.
She is survived by her husband Bruce K. Dunn, daughter
Jennifer R Dunn, siblings Donna K. Kennedy, Charlotte
L. McLain, Dedra R. Johnson and Ray D. Jones Jr, mother-
in-law Barbara C. Dunn, sister-in-law Jacquelin C.
Graham and grand-daughter Jayde Dunn.
Services will be held at the New Hope Funeral Home and
Cemetery, 500 East Highway 80, Sunnyvale, Texas 75182.
Visitation will be on Monday, 9/26/2022 6-8 PM and the
service will be on Tuesday, 9/27/2022 at 1:00 PM with
internment to follow.