December 22, 1918 - February 17, 2022
DUNKLING, Mrs. Sarah Irene - Age 103, passed away Thursday, February 17, 2022 at her residence. Family hour 10:30 AM Monday, February 28, 2022 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing at 11:00 AM. Interment River Rest Cemetery, G-44413 Flushing Rd. Friends and pallbearers will assemble at the chapel 10:30 AM Monday. Mrs. Dunkling will lie in state in the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon and may be viewed during the family hour only. Mrs. Sarah Irene Dunkling was born December 22, 1918 in Edmondson, Arkansas, the oldest of a brother and sister (deceased); daughter, Blenda L. (Gwen) Gary; 3 grandchildren, Carolyn D. (Walter) Stewart, Pierre G. (Edythe) Copeland and Natasha D. Copeland, her caregiver to the end; 5 great-grandchildren, Dimitrian D. (Sharon) Copeland, Mecca M. (Allan) Moore, Bobby Jovan Copeland, Ariane Stewart and Cire Copeland; 15 great-great-grandchildren; 5 great-great-great-grandchildren. Mrs. Dunkling retired from General Motors Corporation in the early 1970’s. She was very independent in caring for family and others. Mrs. Dunkling attended church every Sunday and ushered when scheduled to work. Her joy was being able to see the First Black President, Barack Obama to win twice in the election. Mrs. Dunkling loved sweets, shopping and cooking BBQ on all the holidays, Grannie was the name that stuck with her in the neighborhood. Mrs. Sarah Irene Dunkling leaves to cherish her memory: god-daughter, Joyce Keys-Abernathy of Georgia, who always visited when in Michigan; nephew, Clarence H. (Kathryn) Guy; niece, Cheryl Guy-Hall, all of Little Rock, AR; and Calvin (Brenda) Phillips of Hawthorne, CA. Mrs. Dunkling was preceded in death by her parents, husband; niece, Angela Phillips; and Willie P. Dunkling. The family would like to express special thanks to Dr. Randolph Schumacher, hospice nurse, Mary, Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church along with her favorable Pastor Samuel Berry III and to the Usher’s, she requested to be buried in her Usher Uniform.
DUNKLING, Mrs. Sarah Irene - Age 103, passed away Thursday, February 17, 2022 at her residence. Family hour 10:30 AM Monday, February 28, 2022 from the Chapel of Lawrence E. Moon Funeral Home, 906 W. Flint Park Blvd., with funeral service commencing... View Obituary & Service Information
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