Razzie Carl Dunaway
Funeral services for Razzie Carl Dunaway, of Pricedale, are today, Jan. 8, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Bogue Chitto Baptist Church with burial at Providence Cemetery in Jayess. Rev. Jimmy Houston and Rev. Justin Morgan will officiate. Sharkey Funeral Home in Summit is in charge of arrangements.
Visitation was held Saturday,Jan. 7, 2017, at the church from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and will continue today, Jan. 8, 2017, from 1 p.m. until the time of service.
Mr. Dunaway, 83, died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2017, at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born Oct. 25, 1933, in Jayess, to Henry M. Dunaway and Isabella Magee Dunaway. He worked for CC Clark in Ruth, until he moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where he worked with Krispy Kreme and Dr. Pepper before starting his career with SSR, a franchise of Burger King in 1965. After 20 years with Burger King, he worked his way up from night manager to district manager of operations overseeing the southern region of Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia and Florida. In 1979, he became a member of the National Franchise Association and obtained his own Burger King franchise in McComb, and then expanded in Mississippi and Louisiana. In his spare time, he loved tinkering with old cars and tractors.
Preceding him in death were his parents; two brothers, Henry Ford Dunaway and Dempsey Dunaway; four sisters, Annette D. Cooper, Thelda D. Lambert, Edith D. Barnett, and Louise D. Williams and a great grandson, Chad Smith.
Survivors are his wife, Kathryn “Kathy” Tate Dunaway, of Pricedale; two daughters, Evelyn Dunaway Smith, of Jayess, and Michelle D. Greco, of Pricedale; three sons, Carl Wayne Dunaway and wife, Charlene, of Summit, Roger Dale Dunaway and wife, Dianne, of Tylertown, and C.J. Dunaway and wife, Shawn, of Ocean Springs; numerous grandchildren, multiple great-grandchildren, and two great-great-grandchildren.