Lavern Dunaway


Lavern Dunaway
Oct. 14, 1926 – March 16, 2020
Dorothy Lavern Dunaway, 93, of the Enon community, died March 16, 2020, at her residence.
Mrs. Dunaway was born Oct. 14, 1926, and was the daughter of Simmie Cothern and Wilma Boyd Cothern. She was a lifetime member of Enon Baptist Church in Jayess. She loved to cook and was known for her many dishes.
She is preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 60 years, Clevy J. Dunaway; two brothers, Eloyd Cothern and Jimmie Lee Cothern; two sisters, Elaine Roberts and Betty Sue Cothern; one brother-in-law, Perry Roberts Jr.; two granddaughters, Kimberly Johnson and Tommie Lynn Cothern and one grandson, Samuel Ray Lawrence.
She is survived by three daughters, Barbara Lawrence and husband, Gerald of the Enon Community, Janice Dunaway and husband, Charles of the Enon Community and Belinda Roberts and husband, Frankie of Madison, MS; one sister, Gloria Dunaway and husband, Jewel of the Enon Community; seven grandchildren, Michelle Boyd, Dawn Hoots, Shannon Boyd, Steve Lawrence and wife, Anna, Kevin Dunaway and wife, Ashlin, Kriss Dunaway and wife Kristy and Justin Roberts and wife Margie; 17 great-grandchildren; seven great-great-grandchildren.
A service was March 20, 2020, at Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit with Rev. Belton Mathis officiating, burial in the Enon Cemetery.
Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit was in charge of the arrangements.

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