Beatrice Blanche (Colvin) Dunning, 90 of Spring Hill, Tennessee passed away on September 1, 2009 at Belvedere Commons in Franklin, Tennessee.

She was born April 14, 1919 near Wheeling, Indiana a daughter of William Wright Colvin and Elma Jenkins Colvin. She was married to Thomas H. Dunning, Sr., who preceded her in death.

She was a member of Centenary United Methodist Church in Cape Girardeau, MO, and had been active in two senior citizens groups in Missouri. She worked as a cook for Ramsey Corporation in St. Louis, MO, and retired in St. Louis before moving to Cape Girardeau, MO. She moved to Tennessee in 2007.

Beatrice is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Eric and Darlene Dunning of Spring Hill, TN, and Dr. Thomas and Sylvia Dunning of Champaign, IL; two sisters, Ruth Williams of Kansas City, MO, and Edna Shadowen of Manchester, MO, one brother, Randall Colvin of Ellisville, MO; nine grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

Besides her parents and her husband, she was also preceded in death by her brother, Jesse Colvin.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday September 19, 2009 at 1:00 P.M. at Colvin Funeral Home in Princeton, with the Rev. Tarrell Thompson officiating. Burial will be at the Fairview Cemetery near Francisco. Visitation will be from 11 AM until service time on Saturday at the funeral home.