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Wanda Dunavant

Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Wanda Jean Dunavant, 79, of Caruthersville, Mo., died Saturday, Oct. 7, 2006, at Saint Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Mo.

Born March 29, 1927, in Hayti, Mo., daughter of the late Lee and Rosie Mollett Parker, she was a member of the St. John's Episcopal Church in Caruthersville.

On Dec. 25, 1946, in Piggott, Ark., she married Calvin Lee Dunavant, who preceded her in death on Sept. 16, 2003.

Survivors include two sons, Rick and Steve Dunavant, both of Caruthersville and one granddaughter, Stephanie Dunavant, of Kennett.

Funeral services were held at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Oct. 10, at the H.S. Smith Funeral Home Chapel in Caruthersville with the Rev. John Earl Dunavant officiating.

Burial was in the Maple Cemetery at Caruthersville.

Pallbearers were Jimmie Medlin, Bader Fike, Earl Bullington and Mike Avis.