Nolamae Dunaway, January 25, 1934~May 20, 2013

Nolamae Dunaway, 79 of Elkins passed away on Monday, May 20, 2013 at her home. She was born January 25, 1934 in Madison County, Arkansas to Clayton Wood and Viola Hill Wood. She was preceded in death by her parents; two husbands, Thurman David Tomlinson and Calvin Lloyd Dunaway and her granddaughter, Karen Caler. She has worked many years as a cook for Washington Regional Medical Center, the University of Arkansas and Elkins Schools. Survivors include her four children, Allan David Tomlinson and his wife Mickey of Elkins, Kathy Mae Caler of Elkins, Terry Joe Tomlinson and wife Tina of Louisiana and Penny Sue Tomlinson of Fayetteville; grandchildren, Allison Tomlinson , Kevin Caler, Christie Skalecki and husband John, Tommy Caler and wife Gail all of Elkins, David Tomlinson and wife Jessie, Waylon Tomlinson and Alex Tomlinson and wife Brandi all of Tennessee, Justin Tomlinson, Noah Tomlinson and Clayton Tomlinson all of Fayetteville; eleven great grandchildren; three great great grandchildren and several other family members and friends. The family will receive friends Wednesday, May 22, 2013 from 4 to 6 PM at the funeral home. A Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Thursday at Beard’s Funeral Chapel with Rev. Jasper Hankins officiating. Burial will follow at Mount Olive Cemetery in Elkins.  Online condolences may be made to the family at www.beardsfuneralchapel.com.


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    Cindy Roberts Brown » 20. May, 2013

    Mom NolaMae has always been a big part of my family. She always made sure to try to get me in line if mom was not around. She will be really missed. I am so sorry for your sorrow, but remember she is in a much better place, and with family and friends, I know mom is smiling. God grant you the strength to carry on in the next few weeks.. My prayers for you all.. Love to you all…Cindy.

    Meg Smith » 22. May, 2013

    Allan, Mickey, Allison, Christy and Tomlinson family-

    We are so sorry about the loss of Nolamae. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time of grief. Love you!
    Russell, Meg and Baylie Smith

    Bob & Marcia Howard » 24. May, 2013

    Sorry for your loss, Our thoughts and prayers are with your family.
    Bob & Marcia Howard