Decatur ~ Sharon Dawson, 74 years, 5 months, 12 days, at Wise County Health System the trumpet sounded and she answered her roll call
WELL DONE THY GOOD AND FAITHFUL SERVANT.
Graveside Service is 11:00 a.m. Saturday, October 9, 2021 at Oaklawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends 6-8 p.m. Friday at Hawkins Funeral Home in Decatur.
Rev. C.D. Lockhart will officiate.
Pallbearers include Darryl Russell, Carlos Crenshaw, Troy Waite, Phil Luker, Dalem Dodson, Kevin Johnson, and George Mohair.
Sharon was born April 20, 1947 to R.C. and Louise Dawson in Abilene, Texas. Several years later the family moved back to Decatur where Sharon attended East Side Elementary followed by graduating in 1965 from Fred Moore High School in Denton. She then studied Pharmacology at Texas Southern University in Houston. Sharon was a part of East Side Alumni/Scholarship Foundation. She was an active member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church, serving in multiple capacities: Secretary, Treasurer, Announcement Clerk, Kitchen Co-ordinator, Contemporary Pianist and any other position she was needed. Sharon was a long-time employee of Six Flags Over Texas Administrative Staff in Arlington. She retired from Wise County Jail System in Decatur. Sharon was an excellent seamstress and made most of her clothes, also a devoted football fan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, R.C. and Louise Dawson; her brother, Weldon Dawson; her maternal grandparents, Lonnie and Katherine Walker Lowry Sr.; her paternal grandparents, Mack and Irene Dawson.
Those left behind to cherish her memory are her devoted son, Keith Dawson of Decatur; her grandson, Edward Hill and wife Tasha of Trenton, and great-grandson, Ashton Hill of Kerrville; her 2 brothers, Donald McDade of Denton, and Ronald McDade and wife Ramona of Lewisville; her sister, Tammy Harris of Pilot Point; nieces and nephews, Quenton Dawson, Juitana Dawson Kelley, Jennifer Dawson, Spenser McDade, Ashley Johnson, Erica Holmes, Sidney Proctor, Ronalsha McDade, Micah McDade, and Kendall Alvarado; extended family members, many cousins and a host of friends.
HEAVEN’S GAIN IS EARTH’S LOSS.
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