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Mrs. Jenny Wood Kimbrel Bunn

WINSTON-SALEM - Mrs. Jenny Wood Kimbrel Bunn died peacefully at her home on Tuesday, July 6, 2010. She was preceded in death by her parents, Mr. and Mrs. Monroe Kimbrel, and her brother, Charles Daniel Kimbrel. Jenny was born in Atlanta, Georgia on November 27, 1945. She grew up in Thomson, and graduated from Converse College in 1967. She received her master's degree in special education from Georgia State University in 1969 and taught special education in Winston-Salem for several years. She married her devoted husband, James A. Bunn III, on August 2, 1969 and has lived in Winston-Salem for 41 years. Jenny was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church. She was actively involved in her community and she valued her many friendships. She was a member of the Winston-Salem Junior League and the Friends of Brookgreen Gardens, and she was a past board member of Summit School, Horizons Residential Care Center, and The Children's Theater. Jenny was twice chairman of the Antiques Show to benefit Brenner Children's Hospital as well as chairman of the Winterlark gala to benefit the Wake Forest University Cancer Patient Support Program. She was serving on the Brenner Children's Hospital Advisory Board and the Wake Forest University Comprehensive Cancer Center Regional Advisory Board at the time of her death. In addition to service, Jenny had a lifetime passion for travel. She is survived by her husband, two daughters and sonsin- law: Kimbrel Bunn Morris and her husband, Trip, in Charlotte, NC, and Jane Bunn Saunders "Teebie" and her husband, Jamie, in San Francisco, CA. Her most special love was for her three grandsons, Charles Lewis Morris, Alexander James Morris, and George Monroe Saunders. The Memorial Service was held at Centenary United Methodist Church on Saturday, July 10, at 11 a.m., by the Rev. Jack Yarborough and Dr. Michael Brown. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Centenary United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 658, 27102; Derrick L. Davis Forsyth Regional Cancer Center, 3333 Silas Creek Parkway, 27103; or Brenner Children's Hospital, WFU Comprehensive Cancer Center, or the WFU Cancer Patient Support Program all three c/o Development Office, Medical Center Boulevard, WS/NC 27157.

Web posted on Thursday, July 15, 2010

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