Martha Rowlene Dawson, 95 of Burlington Junction, Missouri died on Sunday, January 6, 2013 at Parkdale Manor Care Center with her family at her side.
Martha was born February 22, 1917 in Quitman, Missouri the daughter of Ernest Fleet and Blanche (Job) Shelton.
Martha was a graduate of Quitman High School. She attended cosmetology school before working as a beautician prior to her marriage. Martha was a member of the Clearmont Christian Church and a member of the Rosanna Chapter Order of the Eastern Star.
Martha was united in marriage to Elmer Francis Dawson, July 15, 1941 in Maryville, Missouri. Elmer preceded her in death on August 8, 1991. Her son Francis Nelson Dawson also preceded her death. Others preceding her in death were her parents, three brothers Truman, Bill and Edward Shelton; and a twin sister Georgia Headrick.
Surviving are two sons, Larry (Janice) Dawson, Burlington Junction, MO., Kurby (Barb) Dawson, Kansas City MO., a daughter Sandra Kay (Phil) Little St. Joseph, MO., five grand children and twelve great grandchildren, two sister-in-laws Beverly Shelton, Independence, MO. and Charlene Green, Costa Mesa, CA., several nieces, nephews and cousins. Also, friend and caregiver Fern Yoder.
There will be a visitation at 10 am Wednesday at Price Funeral Home prior to the funeral service at 11am.
Burial will be at Oak Hill cemetery Maryville, MO.
Memorials are suggested to SSM Hospice of St. Francis Hospital or Clearmont Christian Church.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.pricefuneralhomemaryville.com
The Maryville Daily Forum - Maryville, MO
Updated Jan. 7, 2013 @ 6:47 am
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