Obituary: Maylon Dunnavant Sr.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Maylon Dunnavant Sr., died Tuesday, May 17, 2011, at Marshall Medical Center.

He was born in Bunker Hill on March 6, 1942, and was retired from the City of Lewisburg. His parents were the late David Kelly and Ozell Tatum Dunnavant.

He was preceded in death by three brothers, William, John Robert and Clyde Richard Dunnavant; granddaughter, Hope Renee Ashworth; and great-granddaughter, Kaylee Marie Norris.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Jo Rowe Dunnavant of Lewisburg; son, Maylon Dunnavant Jr. of Lewisburg; daughters, Patricia Ashworth of Chapel Hill and Debbie Love of Lewisburg; brother, James Dunnavant of Wheel; sister, Helen Jones of Shelbyville; seven grandchildren and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Friday, May 20, at the Carr & Erwin Funeral Home, Pulaski, with burial in Wright Cemetery.

Carr & Erwin Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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