Karen May Dunne

Karen May Dunne, 73, of Belleview, Florida passed away April 26, 2021 at Advent Health of Ocala in Ocala, Florida. She was the wife of the late John “Mike” Dunne who preceded her on October 6, 2020.

Karen was born in Battle Creek, Michigan, a daughter of the late Lloyd and Isabell Denney. She spent 45 years as a teacher in Christian education. She served locally at Ocala Christian Academy, Belleview Christian Academy, and Village View Christian Academy. She has touched countless lives through her years of service in children's ministries throughout the world. She was an active member of the Belleview First Baptist Church where she taught Sunday school, Team Kids, and Vacation Bible School.

Karen will be deeply missed by her sons: John A Dunne (Gina), Sean P. Dunne, Thomas A. Dunne (Melissa), daughters: Dawn M. Andrews (Tim), Tonya L. Grzybowski (Kevin), Wanda K. Dominguez (Nathanael), 18 grandchildren: Anna, Destiny, Selene, Blake, Kaitlin, Olivia, Sydney, Kristin, Isabell, Miranda, Micah, Stilyan, Brett, Karalin, Severina, Yulia, Samantha, Radostina; brothers: Jack Denney, David Denney, Richard Denney; sister: Mary Erskine; and several nieces and nephews.

Karen was preceded in death by her daughters: Rhonda M. Zierden and Sonya R. Dunne; sister: Phyllis Fleming; brothers: Lloyd Denney, Jr. and Steve Denney.  grandson: David A. Dunne.

The family will receive relatives and friends for a visitation on Friday, May 7, 2021 at the First Baptist Church, 6107 SE Agnew Road, Belleview, at 10 AM followed by a Funeral Service at 11 AM. Internment will be in Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, FL at 1:30 PM. 

Arrangements entrusted to Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services, 5946 SE Robinson Road, Belleview, FL 34420. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either Belleview Christian Academy or Village View Christian Academy. Condolences may be left at www.hiers-baxley.net