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Velma Jean Bunker

April 12, 1932 ~ July 14, 2018 (age 86)
Velma “Jean” Bunker, 86, of Zanesville passed away at 4:30 A.M. on Saturday, July 14, 2018 at her home.

She was born on Tuesday, April 12, 1932 in Zanesville, Ohio the daughter of the late Richard and Lula Sowers.

Jean was a member of Central Trinity Methodist Church. She worked at Brockway glass for 25 years. She went to the Muskingum County Senior Center and enjoyed taking photos there. Collector of knick-knacks, angel dolls and stuffed animals. Known for being a great hugger.

She is survived by a son Russell Dunn Jr. of Zanesville; Step-sons, Duane (Diane) Bunker, Romney (Bev) Bunker of Zanesville; Step-daughters, Yvonne Grear of Zanesville, Veta Welsh of Zanesville, Andrea (Mike) Finan; Several Grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren; a brother Richard Sowers and many nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents Jean was preceded in death by her husband Charles Bunker; a sister Dolores Brock; a step-son, Perry Bunker, and great-grandson Austin Wisecarver.

Friends may call 2-4 P.M. and 6-8 P.M. on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at the Bryan and Hardwick Funeral home, where funeral service will be held at 11:00A.M. on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 with Pastor Steve Judson and Tom England officiating. Burial will conclude at the St. Paul Cemetery, Sonora.

Memorial contributions can be made to Genesis Hospice.

The Bryan & Hardwick Funeral Home, 2318 Maple Ave. Zanesville is in charge of the arrangements. To share memories and condolences with Jean’s family please visit click on the Tribute Wall tab on this page.
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