ODESSA Yvonne Tracy Dunaway, age 55, passed from this life on Saturday, March 31, 2012, at her Odessa residence. Yvonne had fought a long and courageous eight year battle with various medical issues. She did not lose heart with God by her side. Now she has finished her race and has gone to her eternal rest with her loving Father.
Yvonne was born in Midland on November 14, 1956 to Arlis and Jewellene (Wroten) McKenzie. She married the love of her life, Doyle Dunaway, on August 31, 1984 at Belmont Baptist Church in Odessa. She was a very active person who played softball and enjoyed bird and deer hunting and fishing. She was a very outgoing person who never had an enemy. Until her illness precipitated her retirement in 2004, she was an electrician’s helper for ECISD.
Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of over 27 years: Doyle Dunaway of Odessa; her mother: Jewellene McKenzie of Odessa; daughter: Shonna Slaughter and husband Donnie of Houston; brother: Jerry McKenzie and wife Dena of Carterville, IL and one grandson: Tobias Slaughter.
Graveside services will be 2:00 pm at Los Angeles Garden of Ector County Cemetery on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, officiated by Pastor John McLemore. Arrangements are entrusted to Acres West Funeral Chapel and condolences to the family may be sent online at acreswestfuneral.com.