Mrs. Cynthia Adaline
Dunaway died at her home
near Fairland last Tuesday morning at an early
hour: following an illness extending over a period
of several weeks. She was attended by a trained
nurse at the time of her death.
Deceased was the wife of
Mr. T. J.
Dunaway. She was born in
the state of Mississippi June 7th, 1862. In 1876,
she came to Texas with her parents, where the
remainder of her life was spent. For more than a
quarter of a century she had been a resident of the
Fairland community. Besides her husband Mrs.
Dunaway is survived by eight children, four boys
and four girls, as follows: J. T., Conley, Webbie, and Dockie
Dunaway, all of
Fairland. Mrs. Clyde
Holland, Mormon Mill,
Crow, Elgin and
Mrs. Dunaway was a devout
christian woman and a true and faithful member of
the Baptist church. The large concourse of
sorrowing friends at the funeral Tuesday afternoon
was a attest of the very high esteem in which she
was held by the people in the community where she
had resided so long. She had no enemies and her
friends were legion, which is the greatest heritage
a parent can hand down to posterity. She was a
dutiful and kind wife a loving mother and a friend
Interment took place at the
Fairland cemetery Tuesday afternoon. Rev. C. R.
Goodman pastor of the Fairland Baptist church
came over from Kingsland, where he is engaged in a
meeting, to conduct the funeral service.
Hosts of friends of the Dunaway
family join this paper in extending condolence at
this time. May we all emulate the life of this
worthy servand of God who has been called hence to
be rewarded for the good deeds done on
[Note from Ann
Bowman] Cynthia Ann Dunaway (the obituary is the only time her name
is found as Cynthia Adeline) was born June 7, 1862
in Pike County, MS. She was the daughter of
Dunaway and his
first wife Minerva
Morgan. She moved
with her parents to Texas before 1880 and can be
found living with her parents in 1880 Polk Co, TX.
Her parents Elvin
and Minerva Dunaway lived in Burnet County for a short time,
but settled in Trinity County, TX.