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Carolyn Jean ‘Jo’ Dunkin, 71, of Boiling Spring Lakes, passed away on Wednesday, February 17, 2016.

Ms. Dunkin was born October 16, 1944, in Palm Beach, Fla., the daughter of the late Troy L. Dunkin and Nellie E. Dunkin. She was preceded in death by her husband, Billy F. Dunkin.

Surviving is a stepson, Richard Dunkin; and good friend, Carolyn Willis, and her son, Robert T. Willis, of Boiling Spring Lakes.

A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, February 27, at Peacock, Newnam & White Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Garrett Albertson officiating. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service from 10 to 11 a.m. Burial will follow in the Northwood Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; or to Shriners Hospitals for Children, 2900 Rocky Point Drive, Tampa, FL 33607.

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