Funeral services for Dewayne Carraway will be held at the Chapel of Riser Funeral Home in Olla, La on Wednesday, August 18, 2021 with visitation starting at 10:00 AM until funeral time at 2:00 PM with internment at New Union Cemetery, Tullos, LA with Bro. Clay Hutto and Bro. Mike Russell officiating. under the direction of Riser and Son Funeral Home, Columbia.
Dewayne Preston Carraway was born April 27, 1955 in Monroe, LA and passed from this life August 13, 2021 at Hardtner Medical Center in Urania, LA. Dewayne enjoyed being outdoors, fishing, hunting, and working in his flower beds. He loved spending time with his family but especially time spent playing with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his father, Richard Carraway and his mother, Gladys Thompson.
Those left to cherish his memory are his beloved wife of 49 years, Marylin Allbritton Carraway; sons: Joel Carraway, Jason Carraway (Amanda), ahd Jeremy Carraway (Paige); brother, Dennis Carraway; sisters: Sandra Carraway and Brenda Jeffers (Leon); grandchildren: Kenlee Carraway, Kaylee Carraway, Jace Carraway, and Brandon Crafts; a host of nieces and nephews; and his special buddy, Tucker Hartwell.
Serving as pallbearers will be Dustin Jones, Brent Jones, J. W. Sumrall, Eric Paulson, Mark Lincecum, and Larry Powell. Honorary pallbearer is Chad Doughty.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to Riser Funeral Home to help with the funeral expenses. Donations may be mailed to PO Box 57, Columbia, LA 71418 or by calling 318-649-2311.