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Ada Joe Benns Nunn
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Birth: May 1, 1930
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Death: Oct. 19, 2012
McLennan County
Texas, USA

Mrs. Ada Benns Nunn, 82, of Waco, passed away Friday, Oct. 19, 2012. Services will be 1 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 27, at First Baptist Church, 613 Jefferson St. in Waco, with burial in Chapel Hill Cemetery.

Waco Tribune-Herald: 10/26/2012


Ada Joe was born in Waco, Texas, to the late George and Sammie Lee Stewart Benns. Ada attended and graduated from A.J. Moore High School in 1948. She accepted Christ at an early age and became a member of the First Baptist Church N.B.C. of Waco and Edwards Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church of Waco, TX.

In June, 1947, Ada married Frank Nunn, Sr. Ada was employed with the Texas Employment Commission where she worked until her retirement in 1992. She was on the Board of Directors for the Community Development Center of Waco.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Nunn, Sr.; twin sons, Ronald and Donald Nunn; brothers, Joe Sr., Harold, and William Benns; and sisters, Billie Jean, Georgia, Betty Ann, and Lou Ella Benns.

She leaves to cherish her memory sons, Sammie Nunn and wife, Dinia, of Virgina, Frank Nunn, Jr. and wife, Cynthia, of Waco, and AnthOny Nunn and wife, Tracy, of Houston; daughters, Evelyn Berry and husband, Otis, of Whitney, Ada Cooper and husband, Donnie, and Frankie Clayton, both of Waco; brothers, Roy Benns and wife, Robin, and Robb Benns and wife, Leslie, of Salt Lake City, Utah; sisters-in-law, Lena Hawkins, Alma Burrell, Annie Buchanan, Gwendolyn Nunn, Sadie Benns, and Minnie Lee Morrison; brothers-in-law, James Nunn, and Lewis Nunn and wife, Brenda, of Kentucky; fourteen grandchildren; sixteen great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; granddaughter, Dionne Gamer; great-granddaughter, Chasity Cooper; daughter-in-law, Diane Nunn; sister-in-law, Rutha Faye Benns; four special friends, Joyce Harris, Elizabeth Brooks, Viola Walker, and Mary Jefferson; and a great number of loving nieces, nephews, and cousins.

McDowell FH program from Helen Bible

Family links: 
  Sammie Lee Stewart Benns (1901 - 1952)
  Mable Benns (1924 - 1940)*
  Infant Son Benns (1925 - 1925)*
  Joseph Oliver Benns (1928 - 1994)*
  Ada Joe Benns Nunn (1930 - 2012)
  William Benns (1938 - 2006)*
*Calculated relationship
Chapel Hill Cemetery
McLennan County
Texas, USA
Created by: Ruth M. Brown
Record added: Oct 26, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 99607019
Ada Joe <i>Benns</i> Nunn
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