HINDS COUNTY, Miss. (WJTV) – Longtime Hinds County Circuit Clerk Barbara Dunn passed away.

Dunn became the clerk through a special election and took office in 1984. She retired in 2015.

Hinds County Sheriff Tyree Jones commented on Dunn’s passing. He said, “Our hearts and prayers are with the friends and family of longtime Circuit Clerk Barbara Dunn on her recent passing. She formerly served Hinds County for many years and we are thankful for her service and commitment. May God be with the many lives she touched.”

Visitation for Dunn will be Sunday, November 13 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at Wright & Ferguson in Flowood, Mississippi.

Her funeral will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, November 14 at St. Columb’s Episcopal Church in Ridgeland, Mississippi. A graveside service will follow at Lakewood Memorial South.