Polly Anna Dunavant, May 21, 1926 — Feb. 8, 2014

Sunday, February 9, 2014 | 6:54 p.m. CST

Polly Anna Dunavant, 87, of Columbia, MO, passed away Saturday, February 8, 2014.

She was born in Boone County to Elijah Samuel and Sara Alice Strange on May 21, 1926. She married Homer Lewis Dunavant of Fulton, Missouri in 1943. He preceded her in death in 1986.

Polly grew up in the county and attended a one room school house. She was a member of 4-H there and later was a girl scout and a Campfire Girl Leader. She graduated from Hickman High School and attended many painting classes at Columbia College and Stephens College. She was a member of Columbia Art League.

She was a devoted mother, grandmother and friend.

Funeral services are private.

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