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Ladelle Dunaway

Ladelle Dunaway, 79, of Amarillo died Monday, September 24, 2018.

Services will be at 3:00 p.m., Thursday, September 27, 2018, at San Jacinto Church of Christ with Glen Walton and Dale Dennis officiating.  Burial will be in Memory Gardens Cemetery.  Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.

Ladelle was born March 31, 1939, in Plainview to Lawrence and Mozene Rattan.  She married Chuck Dunaway on August 21, 1960.  He preceded her in death on April 23, 1996.

She grew up working at her dad’s cleaners, Rattan Cleaners, which opened in 1952.  She then worked with her son, Johnny Dunaway at Plaza Cleaners for 30+ years.

Ladelle was a member of San Jacinto Church of Christ, where she taught one year olds for more than 50 years.

Survivors include a son, Johnny Dunaway and wife Kenda, of Amarillo; a daughter, Jan West and husband Allen, of Canyon; and two grandchildren, Will Dunaway and Cody West.

Courtesy of Boxwell Brothers Funeral

Robert "Bob" Earl Horn

Norma L. Halford