Beverly Jane (Russell) Dunkin, loving Wife, Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Aunt, and best Friend, passed away peacefully surrounded by the love of her family and friends on July 26th, 2020. She was an amazing lady with a wonderful sense of humor, an open door for whoever needed it and would do anything for others. It is hard to put into words all that she was. During her life she was blessed to be a mentor, an amazing cook, a lifelong friend and leader. She was proud of her children and actively involved in their activities as well as volunteered to travel with Limited Edition Drum and Bugle Corps for two years. Beverly loved music, dance, and taking care of small children. Beverly was born in Columbus, Ohio on January 3, 1944, to Ralph and Cordelia Russell.
Beverly is preceded in death by her Father, Ralph F. Russell Sr.; her mother, Cordelia G. Chapman Russell; her brother, Carl A. Russell and her brother and best friend, Ralph F. Russell Jr.
She is survived by her loving Husband, Charles Dunkin, Son, Lyn (Amy) Dunkin and daughter, Lea (Jeff) Paulsen; Sister, Judy Ferrell; Sister-in-laws Janet Estep, Judy Bruce, Ann Russell, and Levon Russell; Grandchildren Tanner Dunkin, Colton Dunkin, Emily Paulsen and Brian Daigle; many special neices and nephews and dear friends.
Family will receive friends on Thursday, July 30, 2020 from 11:00am to 1:00pm at the Cotner Funeral Home, 7369 East Main St. Reynoldsburg, OH 43068 where her funeral service will be held at 1:00pm with Pastor Jim Newton officiating. Interment Silent Home Cemetery.
Memorial donations in Beverly's name may be made to: Alzheimer's Association Central Ohio Chapter. 1379 Dublin Rd. Columbus, OH 43215.
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