Originally created 08/27/99

Mrs. Maggie Dunaway



HAPEVILLE, Ga. -- Mrs. Maggie Dye Newsome Dunaway, 89, of 4064 Gilbert Road, died Wednesday, Aug. 25, 1999, at Beverly Health Care, Jonesboro.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Beggs Funeral Home, Thomson, with the Revs. Patrick Shannon and W. Henry Norris officiating. Burial will be in Johnson Cemetery, Warrenton.

Mrs. Dunaway, a native of Warren County, was a homemaker. She was a member of Johnson United Methodist Church.

Survivors include three sons, Lewis Newsome and Leon Newsome, both of Thomson, and Melvin Newsome, Metter; a daughter, Dessie Lee Griffith, Hapeville; and eight grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and nine great-great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Leon Newsome Jr., William Griffith Jr., Roy Dye, Edgar Cooper, Gene Cooper and Bobby Davis.

Friends may call at the residence of Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Newsome, 675 Beechwood Drive, Thomson.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.

The Augusta Chronicle Aug.27, 1999