Friends of Mr. Dunaway were
shocked last Friday morning when they were
appraised of his death. He had been in ill health
for some time, suffering from dropsy, but no one
had any idea the end was so near.
Mr. Dunaway was a native of
Mississippi. He was born June 29, 1854. He was 70
years, 3 months and four days of age. Mrs. Dunaway
was called hence by death July 15th of this year.
Mr. Dunaway had been a citizen of Texas 47 years.
He came in an early day and helped to pave the way
for civiliztion. He had been a resident of Fairland
community where he died for about 30 years. No
better man ever lived in that part of the county.
During all of these years he has lived on the
Mr. Dunaway is survived by two
brothers, one of whom, J.
R., lives in Llano and
the other in Mississippi. He is also survived by
eight children, as follows: J. E. Dunaway, Mrs. Berry
Holland, Mormon Mill;
Vickie, C. J., Webbie, and Dockie, Fairland. The children were all here to
attend the funeral.
Deceased was a devout Christian
and a faithful consistent member of the Baptist
Church. He also was a member of the Masonic
faternith and was buried with Masonic honors by the
Marble Falls lodge.
Mr. Dunaway possessed all of the
qualities of a real man and citizen. No finer type
of southern gentleman ever lived in this section.
he was honest, honorable, upright and square with
his fellowmen, loyal to his family and true to his
The funeral was conducted at the
Fairland cemetery Saturday afternoon at 1 o'clock.
Rev. C. R.
Goodman conducted the
service. Many were present to pay their last
respects to their friend and neighbor.