Lottie had lived in the Dexter area all her life and was raised by her grandmother, the late Rhonda Caroline Stark. Lottie had attended the Dexter public schools and was a member of the First Pentecostal Church in Dexter that was founded by her father-in-law, William Gunn. Lottie was a devoted wife of 59 years, a Sunday School techer who spent 58 years teaching the children. Lottie and husband Jim also sang throughout the area for community and church.
On Oct. 18, 1946, she was married to James Gunn in Piggott, Ark.
Surviving are her husband, James Gunn of Dexter; two daughters and one son-in-law, Carolyn Bradford of Tomball, Texas, and Susan and James Hughes of Jackson; five grandchildren, Dan and Annie Hook of Montgomery, Sherri and Jay Migi-Barton of Tomball, Texas, Sam Hook of Woodlands, Texas, Chris and Becca Hook of Vancleave, Miss., Brad Hughes of Jackson; nine great-grandchildren, Andrew, Joey, Christopher, Kelcey, Justin and Kendall Hook, Trey and Ty Migi, and Breanna Hughes.
She was preceded in death by one granddaughter, Rebekah Hughes in January 2003.
Visitaiton will be held from 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2005, at the Watkins & Sons Funeral Home in Dexter.
Funeral services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at the First Pentecostal Church in Dexter with the Rev. Robert Bentley of Dexter, the Rev. Ronnie Brown of Jackson, and the Rev. Dennis Breland of Charleston officiating.
Interment will follow in the Chalk Bluff Cemetery near Dexter with Watkins & Sons Funeral Service of Dexter in charge of arrangements.
On-line condolences may be sent to the family at www.watkinsfuneralhome.com.