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Georgia Stilwell Dunn

Georgia Stilwell Dunn, 63, of Lebanon, died peacefully June 24, 2015. She was originally from Baltimore, graduating from Liberty-Union High School. Well known for her quick wit, a sense of humor, and an ability to make everyone feel welcome, she found ways to capture and share her joy for life.

She taught English and journalism at New Richmond High School and Wilmington High School until retiring in 2002. She was very involved in scholastic journalism both locally and nationally, receiving top honors from NSPA and JEA. She taught an online masters course in journalism for Kent State with her husband, Wayne.

She was an active, long-time member of Bethany UCC where she coordinated activities for IHN and the Lebanon Food Pantry. With a passion and talent for music, she was one of the Dickens Carollers and Jay and Company. As its Managing Director, she led the Lebanon Theatre Company to become a local and regional institution. She produced most of their shows, directing several. To many, she was LTC. She was a member of a local homemakers club and the Lebanon Marathon Bridge Club.

She is preceded in death by her mother, Flossie (Crago); grandparents, Percy and Laura (Freed) Crago and Fred and Olive (Koontz) Stilwell; and an infant sister.

She is survived by her husband, Wayne Dunn; father, George Stilwell; brothers, Mike (Mallory) and Tom (Molly) Stilwell, sisters, Dianne Stilwell and Sherry (Dwayne) Lester; and many nieces and nephews, both regular and grand. She also leaves behind an immeasurable mark on the people she knew and worked with.

The family will receive visitors July 18 from 4-6 p.m. and celebrate her life July 19 at 5 p.m. at the theatre.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to the Lebanon Theatre Company. For her full obituary please visit

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