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Ava Mawan (Thornton) Bunn

July 30, 1969 ~ July 11, 2022 (age 52)


Ava Mawan Bunn 52 of Goldsboro, NC gained her wings on Monday, July 11th, sailing across
God’s sparkling ocean to be joined with Him and her heavenly loved ones.

Mawan was born in Goldsboro, NC on July 30th 1969. She was the daughter of the late Ruby
and George Cleveland Thornton. Mawan graduated from Charles B. Aycock High School. She
married Joel Edward Bunn on October 7, 1989, just shy of 33 years.

She is survived by her husband Joel, two sons, Blake and Casey, two daughters, Abigail and
Ava-Ann, one grandson, Jonathan (“Bubba”), two brothers, LaVon Matthews (wife Pam) and
Stan Matthews (wife Barbara), her sister-in-law, Pat Matthews, and her special friend, Donna

She is preceded in death by her mother Ruby Thornton, father George Thornton, and brother
Tony Matthews.

Service arrangements will be at Stoney Creek FWB 752 Stoney Creek Church Road Goldsboro, NC, on July 30th at 2:00pm with visitation for the
family. A “Celebration of Life” service will follow at 3:00pm.

Shumate-Faulk Funeral Home & Crematory is serving the Bunn Family.  On-line condolences can be expressed to the family at www.shumate-faulk.com

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July 30, 2022

2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Stoney Creek Church
752 Stoney Creek Church Rd.
Goldsboro, NC 27534

Celebration of Life
July 30, 2022

3:00 PM
Stoney Creek Church
752 Stoney Creek Church Rd.
Goldsboro, NC 27534

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