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Warden Leavause Dunagan

Warden Leavause Dunagan, 82, of Vandervoort, Arkansas, passed away on April 30, 2024, in Mena, Arkansas. He was born on November 3, 1941, to Palmore Dunagan and Waneva Howard in Vandervoort, Arkansas. He worked at Alcoa Aluminum for 30 years and was a member of the U.S. Army. He loved hunting elk and deer, fishing, music, and his two dogs.

Warden is survived by his daughter, Lisa Marie Dunagan-Beard, sisters, Darlene Allen, Pat Dunagan, Debbie and husband Mike Burnette, Barbara and husband Gene Whisenhunt, brothers, Tim Dunagan and wife Toni, and Ken Dunagan and wife Teri, along with a host of nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his loving wife, Sue Dunagan, and his parents, Palmore and Waneva Dunagan.

Services will be held at 1:00 pm on Thursday, May 2, 2024, at Beasley Wood Funeral Home Chapel in Mena, Arkansas, with Brother Kenny Posey to officiate. Interment will be at Cedar Hike Cemetery in Princeton, Kentucky, at a later date. There will be a visitation from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm prior to the service.

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