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Mary Elizabeth (Prather) Dunlap

June 13, 1938 ~ May 30, 2018 (age 79)

Mary Elizabeth (Prather) Dunlap, 79, of Bloomington passed away peacefully on May 30, 2018.

Born in Stinesville, Mary grew up on a farm with her father and mother, James and Martha (Mills) Prather and siblings, Edward and Alice.  All have preceded her in death.  At age 22, Mary married James Dunlap and they eventually settled in Bloomington raising their only son.  Mary had a career in the health care field where she dedicated her life in the caring of others.  She was a member of the Woodhaven Christian Church for over 40 years where she loved being in the center of church activities.  Mary enjoyed gardening and tending to flowers, crafting, and reading.  Feeding and watching birds was one of her most cherished activities with Cardinals being her favorite bird.

Mary is survived by her son, Daniel Dunlap and wife, Melody; grandchildren, Zachary, Michele and husband, Jared; and Jessica; and great-grandchildren, Daniel, Peyton, and Jackson.

Mary’s family would like to thank the staff at Bell Trace Health and Living Center for the loving and tender care given to her during her stay.  A special thank you is also extended to her church family at Woodhaven Christian Church for their support and caring.

Funeral services will be at Chandler Funeral Home in Ellettsville on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 12:00 Noon with Pastor Steve Baker officiating.  Burial is to follow at Clear Creek Cemetery.  Friends may visit with the family at the funeral home on Monday evening from 4:00 to 8:00 and again one hour prior to the services on Tuesday.

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