Julia Mercedes Dunaway

Published 5:00 am Thursday, May 22, 2003

Services for Julia Mercedes Dunaway of Brookhaven are 10 a.m.,today at Brookhaven Funeral Home Chapel with burial in FriendshipBaptist Church Cemetery.

Mrs. Dunaway, 70, died May 20, 2003, at Baptist Medical Centerin Jackson. She was born in Lincoln County on June 10, 1932, toErnest Smith and Mamie Dell Callendar Smith.

She was retired from Stahl Urban Manufacturing Company. She wasa member of Friendship Baptist Church.

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Preceding her in death were her parents; her husband, Alcus”Bill” C. Dunaway; a daughter, Zina Shirley; and a brother, RogerSmith.

Survivors are her daughter, Carla Marlene Knighten ofBrookhaven; her stepdaughters and their husbands, Denny and GaryBurch of Crystal Springs, and Mimi and Larry Stegall of Wesson; herbrothers, David Smith of Houma, La., Leo Smith of Collins, and DaleSmith and Andy Smith, both of Brookhaven; her sisters, JaniceFalvey of Jackson, and Rae Reeves of Brookhaven; and fivegrandchildren.