Update

Cotton executive Dunavant was ‘a great Memphian’

Business leader and philanthropist died in Utah at age 88

By , Daily Memphian Updated: September 18, 2021 9:28 PM CT | Published: September 11, 2021 12:14 PM CT

The fifth-generation Memphian who transformed Dunavant Enterprises into a global presence was also named to the Memphis Sports Hall of Fame.

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Julia Baker

Julia Baker

Julia Baker, a lifelong Memphian, is a general assignment reporter for The Daily Memphian. She is a graduate of the University of Memphis and has worked for various publications in the city.


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