Melinda “Mindy” Ann (Cartwright) Dunn

Melinda “Mindy” Ann (Cartwright) Dunn

Melinda “Mindy” Ann (Cartwright) Dunn, 44, of Greenfield, passed away Monday, Nov. 4, 2013, at the Hancock Regional Hospital Hospice Unit.  She was born on Aug. 5, 1969, in Wheaton, Ill., the daughter of Richard and Carolyn (Finke) Cartwright.

She graduated from Wheaton Central High School in 1987, and received her Bachelor of Science degree from Taylor University in 1991. She was married to Rev. Dr. James “Jim” A. Dunn.

Mindy had worked as a Social Worker for the Salvation Army – Indianapolis Division, and for Shares, Inc. of Greenfield. She was most recently a field trainer and service coordinator for ProKids Inc. in Indianapolis. She was a former president of the Greenfield Area Soccer Club, an active volunteer for FUSE, Inc., and a member of Harvest Wesleyan Church in McCordsville, Ind.

Mindy was an agape wife, a phenomenal mom, a dedicated friend, and most of all, a holy example of Jesus Christ.

She is survived by her husband, Rev. Dr. James “Jim” A. Dunn of Greenfield; son, Caleb A. Dunn; daughter, Courtney A. Dunn; mother, Carolyn Cartwright of Wheaton, Ill.; sister, Sherri C. (Ron) Meyer of Kirkland, Wash.; brother, Rick T. (Jai) Cartwright of Carson, Calif.; family friend, Nancy Singer; six nieces; and nine nephews.

She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Cartwright.

Visitation will be from 2 – 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013, at Park Chapel Christian Church, 1176 E. McKenzie Rd., Greenfield, IN 46140. A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, also at Park Chapel Christian Church, with viewing one hour prior to the service. Burial will follow at Park Cemetery in Greenfield, Ind.

Memorial contributions may be made to FUSE Inc., P.O. Box 314, Greenfield, IN 46140 or Wesleyan Native American Ministries, P.O. Box 50434, Indianapolis, IN 46250.

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Arrangements are being handled by Erlewein Mortuary & Crematory in Greenfield.