LEBANON - Funeral services have been scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 16 at the Partlow Funeral Chapel for Mrs. Dunnavant, 88, of Lebanon. A member of the College Hills Church of Christ, a Food and Nutrition Assistant with the University of Tennessee Extension Service, and a homemaker, Mrs. Dannavant died Saturday, Mar. 13, 2010 in the St. Thomas Hospital.
Visitation will be held Monday 2-8 p.m. & Tuesday 10 a.m. until funeral services. Services will be conducted by Dr. Larry Locke. Interment will be held 11 a.m. Wednesday, March 17 in the Woodlawn Cemetery in Nashville.
Survivors include: children Floyd (Susan) Dunnavant III, Rita Dunnavant, Cynthi (Bobby) Johnson and Nancy (Bob) Check -- all of Lebanon and Craig (Dorothy) Dunnavant of Alabama; sister Evelyn Lee of Ashland City; grandchildren Daniel (Linda) Dunnavant of Alabama, & DeeDee (Kris) Hatchell of Nashville; several nieces and nephews.
She is preceded in death by parents Thomas and Lella Hagewood Speight; her husband of 48 years Floyd Ezra Dunnavant, Jr.; infant son Ronald Dale Dunnavant; sisters Geneva Speight, Bettie Tant and Robbie Waddell.
Active pallbearers: Bobby Lee, Trent Lee, Benny Ligon, Josh Check, Daniel Dunnavant and Kris Hatchell. Honorary: Joyce Ligon, Angie Johnston, Mary Butler, Grace Greenway, Amber Wallace, Minnie Reynolds, Deborah Hamilton, Donna Butler and the staff of Hearthside of Castle Heights Retirement Center.
In lieu of flowers the family request donations may be made to the College Hills Church of Christ Children’s Ministry or Youth Reach, 1401 Leeville Pike, Lebanon.
Partlow Funeral Chapel in charge of arrangements.
By JENNIFER HORTON, The Wilson Post
There is no reason why you cannot take your next vacation somewhere in Tennessee. The new “Discover Tennessee Trails & Byways” travel initiative introduced this year by the Tennessee Department of Tourist Development is designed to show visitors and residents alike what this state has to offer from Memphis to Bristol and places in between.
That was the word Thursday from Susan Whitaker, commissioner of the state tourism department, during luncheon sponsored by the Community Tourism Division of the Lebanon/Wilson County Chamber of Commerce. Wilson Bank & Trust in Lebanon hosted the event.