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James Edward Dunaway

Mr. James Edward Dunaway of 12188 Chatham Road, Java, died Wednesday, July 3, 2013, at Halifax Regional Hospital.  

He was born in Halifax County on March 3, 1953 and was 60 years of age.  He was the son of the late John Manning Dunaway and is survived by his mother, Mildred Medley Dunaway.

Mr. Dunaway was of the Baptist faith.

Mr. James Edward Dunaway is survived by one daughter, Jennifer D. Becker, and husband Chris of Vernon Hill; one son, Joe Thomas Dunaway, and wife Kelly of South Boston; his mother, Mildred Medley Dunaway, of Java; one sister, Brenda D. Short, and husband Ronnie of Halifax; one brother, Tex Dunaway, and wife Janice of Carpenter, Wyo.; five grandchildren, Chelsea Perkins, Timothy Perkins, Shayla Becker, Austin Dodson and Joshua Dunaway. 

He was preceded in death by his father, John Manning Dunaway, and one brother, Thomas Dunaway.

A memorial service was held Sunday, July 7, 2013, at 3 p.m. at Halifax Baptist Church with the Rev. Eddie Collins and the Rev. Mike McDowell officiating.  

The family received friends at the home of Ronnie and Brenda Short, 1185 Sweeney Trail, Halifax.

For memorials, consider the Halifax County Cancer Association, P. O. Box 1891, Halifax, VA 24558.

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Arrangements are by Powell Funeral Home, South Boston.