Mary Elizabeth Higgins Dunn, age 73, of Hopkinsville, passed away on Sunday, April 18, 2021, at her home of natural causes. The family has chosen cremation with a Celebration of Life Service to be held at 1:00 PM on May 8, 2021 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home. Visitation will be from 12:00 Noon until 1:00PM on May 8, 2021 at Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home. Maddux-Fuqua-Hinton Funeral Home has been entrusted by the family to handle the arrangements.
Mrs. Dunn was born in Hopkinsville, KY, on June 17, 1947, the daughter of the late Dr. Preston Thomas and Elizabeth “Betty” Bedster Higgins. Mary was a school teacher for 28 years at Holiday Elementary School and 12 years at Woodlawn Elementary School in Clarksville, TN. She was of the Baptist Faith. Mary was a member of The National Society Daughter of the American Revolution (DAR), Kappa Alpha Theta of UK, and past member of Junior Auxiliary. In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her daughters, Elizabeth Higgins Smith, and Christy Cole Dunn; her brother, Roy Higgins.
Survivors include her husband of 50 years, Charles Dunn of Hopkinsville; Her son, Brandon Dunn of Hopkinsville; and her son and daughter-n-law, Joey and Heather Smith of Clarksville; her brothers, Dr. Dan B. Higgins of Bowling Green, and Preston “Tom” Higgins II of Shelbyville, KY; her grandchildren, Trey Smith of Clarksville, and Molly Kendall Smith of Clarksville.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in her memory to Gideons.
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