Melvina (Wright) Dawson

August 26, 1924 ~ January 26, 2021 (age 96)


Mrs. Melvina Wright Dawson, 96 of Somerville, passed away on the morning of January 26, 2021 at NHC Somerville. Mrs. Dawson, the widow of Mr. Paul Dawson, was a bookkeeper for Wooten Oil Company, a graduate of Byars Hall High School, and a member of the Charleston Baptist Church. 

Mrs. Dawson is survived by her son, Jack Dawson (Carla) of Somerville; her grandchildren, Jill Bryan (Jason) and Layne Dawson (Jamie), both of Somerville; and by her four great-grandchildren, Dawson and Ainsley Bryan, and Jackson and Cooper Dawson. 

A graveside service will be held for Mrs. Dawson on Friday, January 29th, at 11:00 AM at the Charleston Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers the family has asked for memorials to be sent to the Le Bonheur Childrens Research Hospital Cardiac Unit. 

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Graveside Service
January 29, 2021

11:00 AM
Charleston Cemetery

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