Cover photo for Dorothy  Jeanette Malone  Bunch's Obituary
Dorothy  Jeanette Malone  Bunch Profile Photo
1947 Dorothy 2023

Dorothy Jeanette Malone Bunch

August 4, 1947 — March 9, 2023

Dorothy Jeanette Malone Bunch, 75, went to be with the Lord on Thursday, March 9, 2023, surrounded by her loving family. She was born in Laurens, South Carolina on August 4, 1947, a daughter of the late Curtis & Junie Malone. She was a member of the Cornerstone Church of God. Dorothy married the love of her life David on July 6, 1963. They traveled and lived all over the world throughout her husband’s military career. They retired to Cleveland, TN in June of 1981. Dorothy was a loving, caring wife, mother and nan to her family. Her free spirited and fun-loving nature made her one of a kind. Her love language was through cooking and preparing meals for her family and friends. Dorothy was deeply loved by all who knew her.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death her daughter Jamie, two granddaughters Tabetha & Donna Marie and nine siblings.

Dorothy leaves behind to cherish her memory her loving husband of 60 years David Bunch, her four children Donna Bunch, Curtis Bunch (Sheila), Mary Bunch and Tomie Bunch (Andy), one sister Joy Riddlehuber (Mark), 17 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, special niece Donna Searels (Cary), numerous other nieces, nephews, other extended family members and a host of special friends.

The family will receive friends on Monday evening, March 13, 2023 from 7:00 PM until 9:00 PM in the Cleveland chapel of Companion Funeral Home.

A service celebrating her life is planned for Tuesday morning, March 14, 2023, at 11:00 AM in the funeral home chapel with the Reverend Don Blessing officiating. Interment will follow in the Johnston Cemetery with Thomas Bunch, David Bunch, Dustin Bunch, Cary Searels, Chad Taylor, Chris Whitlock, Tiftin Whitlock and Wyatt Searels serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be her other grandchildren and great grandchildren.

You are encouraged to share a memory of Dorothy and/or your personal condolences with her family by visiting her memorial webpage and guestbook at www.companionfunerals.com. Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is honored to assist her family with these arrangements.


Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Monday, March 13, 2023

7:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Cleveland Chapel

2415 Georgetown Road Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37311

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Service

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Starts at 11:00 am (Central time)

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service - Cleveland Chapel

2415 Georgetown Road Northwest, Cleveland, TN 37311

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Burial

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Photo Gallery

Visits: 36

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree