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Abner Earl Dunlap

Abner Earl Dunlap, age 79, of Sulphur Springs, Texas, passed away on Wednesday, July 21, 2021, in Tyler, Texas.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Denton Baptist Church in Mount Vernon, Texas. Funeral services will immediately follow at 12 p.m. Pallbearers will be Tom Dunlap, Bo Dunlap, Barry Washington, Harry Washington, Donald Washington, and Roger Dunlap.  Interment will be at the Denton Cemetery in Mt. Vernon, Texas.

Abner was born to Arthur Dunlap and Bennie (Balden) Dunlap on February 15, 1942, in Franklin County. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his brothers, TA Dunlap, Curtis Dunlap, Arthur L. Dunlap, Bennie M. Dunlap, and Cappy D. Dunlap.

Survivors include his sister, Virginia Washington of Sulphur Springs, Texas; brother, J.B. Dunlap and wife, Doris, of Longview, Texas; sister-in-law, Connie Dunlap of Mt. Vernon, Texas; and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

You may pay your respects online at

Services entrusted to Sam B. Harvey Funeral Home.

With our condolences.

Author: Faith Huffman

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