Pennyrile Deaths April 15, 1999
Almont Dawson Sr., 96, Roaring Spring Road, died at 8:40 a.m. Wednesday at his home.
Services will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Hughart and Beard Funeral Home, Hopkinsville, with the Rev. Joe Nichols officiating.  Burial will follow in Dawson cemetery, Trigg County.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 tonight at the funeral home.

A native of Trigg County, he was born Aug 2, 1902.  He was the son of the late Mary Magraw and Eugene Fenton Dawson and was a member and elder of Roaring Spring Christian Church, Trigg County and a self employed farmer.  His wife Agnes Miller Dawson, died in 1990.

Survivors include two sons, Almonst Dawson Jr., Herndon, and Charles F. Dawson, Cadiz; three daughters, Mrs. Richard (Mary Agnes) Gaylord, Greenville, N.C. Mrs. Tinsley (Louise) Thomas, Herndon, and Mrs. Bobby (Betsy) Wall, Hopkinsville; a brother, Eugene Dawson, Loudonville, Ohio; three sisters, Mrs. Wayne (Marietta) Smith, Norman, Okla., Mrs. Wesley (Margery) Sumner, Memphis, Tenn; and Mrs. Richard (Opal) Woodward, Atlanta, Ga; and 17 grandchildren, 30 great grandchildren and a great great grandchild.

Expressions of sympathy may take the form of donations to  either Roaring Spring Christian Church or the Pennyroyal Hospice.


Funeral services for Mary Downs Dawson, 93, of Cadiz were condcuted on Feb 10, 1998 at the Goodwin Funeral HOme.

The Revs. Aarive Taylor and Paul Cannon officiated the services. Burial followed in the Lawrence Cemetery in Trigg County.
Mrs. Dawson died on February 7 at Shady Lawn Nursing Home of natural causes.
Mrs. Dawson was born on Dec 24, 1904. She was the daughter of the late John B. Etna sumner downs.
Mrs. Dawson was a homemaker and a teacher. She was a member of the Canton Baptist Church, Homemakers and the Order of the Eastern Star, Lington Chapter No. 149.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Samuel Tildon Dawson in 1964; a son, Carroll Dawson; three brothers, Calvert Downs, John McKinley Downs and Sam Downs; and five sisters, Mintie Bryant, Melia Upton, Cosie Noel, Beulah Noel and Nola Bridges.
Survivors include a son and daughter in law, Billy and Delilah Dawson of Cadiz; two daughters and son in law, Joan and Sam Shoemaker, and Patsy and Layton Lawrence, both of Cadiz; nine grandchildren, Judy Hunter, Sam Thomas, Linda Sexton, Bobby Shoemaker, Todd Lawrence, Tracy Rob idoux, Trudy Elkins, Tim Lawrence and Health Dawson; 14 great grandchildren; and one great great grandchild.
Serving as pallbearer were Sam Thomas, Bobby Shoemaker, Todd Lawrence, Tim Lawrence, Heath Dawson, Richard Sexton, Don Hunter, Tommy Elkins and Steve Robidoux.
Music was provided by the Canton B aptist Church choir and Betty Oakley and Clarrisa King, instrumentalist.
Memorials may be made to the Canton Baptist Church, 297 Boyds Landing Road, Cadiz, Ky 42211.
Cadiz Record Feb 11, 1998

T.A. Dawson of Linton Succumbs
Death claimed one of Linton's oldest and most prominent citizens when Mr Thomas Arnold DAWSON died at his home,
Tuesday, March 28, 1944.
Mr Dawson was the son of the late Sidney and Elvera DAWSON. He was born July 23, 1871.
On December 24, 1896 he was united in marriage to Miss Leona RICKS. To this union four children were born; three of whom survive. They are Mr C.C. Dawson of Berea, Ky; Henry I Dawson and Mrs J.C. Moore of Linton. One daughter, Mrs Leon Futrell did in 1928.
Mr Dawson had for many years been one of the most faithful and active members of the Linton Methodist Church. He was also a loyal member of the Masonic Lodge at Linton.
The funeral was conducted from his home with Rev. J.A. McDowell officiating. He was laid to rest in the old family graveyard.
The highest tribute that can be paid to Mr Dawson is simply to say -- that he was a true Christian gentleman.
Cadiz Record - Apr 1944

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