OBITUARY - MARY URETTA (DUNN) KIMBERLIN
Mary Uretta (DUNN) KIMBERLIN was born on March 27, 1920, in Manhattan, Kansas to William Lewis and Nellie Lucretia (JONES)
DUNN, and departed this life on January 2, 2001, at the Decatur County Hospital in Leon, Iowa.
Mary lived in various Kansas cities before settling in Scandia, Kansas where she attended the elementary and high school.
She was united in marriage to Nemel KIMBERLIN on May 23, 1936. To this union were born two sons, Calvin and Allen, and
five daughters, Virginia, Judy, Norma, Sharon and Karen.
Mary and Nemel made their home in Diagonal, Iowa where they raised their family. Nemel departed this life in 1964. In 1983
Mary moved to Leon where she has made her home and was a member of the Loving Chapel United Methodist Church.
Preceding her in death were her parents, husband, son Calvin and daughter Norma, three grandchildren, brother Bill DUNN
and sister Betty OWENS.
She leaves to mourn her passing her son Allen, daughters, Virginia, Judy, Sharon and Karen, 13 grandchildren, nine
great-grandchildren, two sisters, Vivian CHICOLA and Lillian SANDERS, in addition to a host of friends, nieces and
Mary left friends in Diagonal, Grand River and Leon who will greatly miss her.
Services were held January 8, 2001, at the Loving Chapel United Methodist Church in Leon with Reverend Roger WOLSEY
officiating. Musicians were Judy KIMBERLIN and Vicki SAXTON. Casket bearers were family and friends of Mary.
Mary was laid to rest in the Marshalltown Cemetery, Benton, Iowa.
Wilson-Watson & Armstrong Funeral Home of Mount Ayr was in charge of the arrangements.
Transciption by Sharon R. Becker, June of 2010
To submit your Ringgold County obituaries, contact Sharon R. Becker at
Please include the word "Ringgold" in the subject line. Thank you.
A - B OBITUARIES INDEX
C OBITUARIES INDEX
D OBITUARIES INDEX
E - F - G OBITUARIES INDEX
H - I - J OBITUARIES INDEX
K - L OBITUARIES INDEX
M OBITUARIES INDEX
N - O - P OBITUARIES INDEX
Q - R OBITUARIES INDEX
S - T OBITUARIES INDEX
U - V - W OBITUARIES INDEX
X - Y - Z OBITUARIES INDEX