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Genia Lee (Fuson) Dunn

November 25, 1956 ~ August 1, 2020 (age 63)


Genia Lee (Fuson) Dunn, Cumberland Gap, TN went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Saturday, August 1, 2020.  She was born November 25, 1956 the daughter of the late Eugene Douglas Fuson and Ivalee Baker Fuson. She was preceded in death by a special uncle Dorvin Fuson. 

Genia was a faithful member of Hensley Chapel Baptist Church where she taught Sunday School, was involved with the youth and sang in the choir.  Genia began her career as a Special Education teacher in the Bell County School System and later transferred to Middlesboro to be closer to home.  She finished her career with the Whitley County Board of Education and retired this past June.

Genia devoted her life to taking care of others.  The children in her special education classes as well as her co-workers were no different.  She fed them. She clothed them. She prayed with them and for them. Genia instilled her faith in her daily walk of life.

Genia was the loving wife of JE Dunn for 42 years.  Genia and JE were high school sweethearts.  Their lives have revolved around one another, in addition to their children, grandchildren, their church and their family.  Their devotion and love for each other is a true example of a Godly marriage.   

Genia was a precious mother to her twin girls, Leigh Ann and Tara and her only son, Sean.  She regarded her son-in-laws DW and Jason as her very own.  She was called “Nannie” by the loves of her life.  Her grandchildren, Emma, Cade, Jay Madden, Chloe, Coleman and Jack kept her on the move and filled her heart.  She was their whole world.  Genia was the sister to: Arnold Fuson and wife Cheryl, Gary Fuson and wife Lisa, Brent Fuson and wife Jamie.  She has one very special aunt Mary Fuson.   She also leaves behind a host of family, friends and her church family.

Genia truly loved her church, thus the family will receive friends at Hensley Chapel Baptist Church on Wednesday, August 5, 2020 from 5:00pm until 7:00pm.  Her funeral service will follow at 7:00 pm with Rev. Mike Sutton and Rev. Murphy Buell presiding.  Music will be provided by The Thompson Family, Mike Sutton, Tiwanna Grimm and Erica England.  Graveside services will be held Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 11:00am in the Mountain View Cemetery, Harrogate, TN.

Honorary Pallbearers will be the Deacons of Hensley Chapel Baptist Church.

For the safety and protection of all who attend, face masks are required please.

Online register book and condolences are available at www.cawoodfh.com.Cawood Funeral Home in charge of all arrangements.   

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August 5, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Hensley Chapel Baptist Church
3224 KY-441
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Funeral Service
August 5, 2020

7:00 PM
Hensley Chapel Baptist Church
3224 KY-441
Middlesboro, KY 40965

Graveside Service
August 6, 2020

Mountain View Memorial Gardens

Harrogate, TN 37752

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