Funeral services for Jerry Nolan Dawson, 81, of Wills Point were held Thursday, July 11, 2019, at Hiett’s LyBrand Funeral Home in Wills Point. Visitation was held one hour prior to service time. Private family burial followed at White Rose Cemetery. He passed away July 7, 2019, in Tyler.
He was born May 25, 1938, in Canton to parents, Blanks Jefferson Dawson and Lottie Pittmon Dawson.
He was raised in Canton and graduated from Wills Point High School. He married Sue Ellen Lindsey on March 20, 1965.
He worked at the aluminum manufacturing plant in Terrell for many years before retiring in 2000.
He was a life-long resident of Wills Point and attended Russell Memorial United Methodist Church.
He loved to fish at Fin & Feather and enjoyed gardening and sharing his vegetables with friends and family.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Blanks and Lottie Dawson; brothers, Ben Dawson, Harold Dawson and Ronald Dawson; and sister, Sally Hilliard.
He is survived by his wife, Sue Ellen Dawson of Wills Point; brothers, Perry Max Dawson and wife, Ruth, of Florida, Charles Dawson of Richardson and Allen Dawson and wife, Sandra, of Canton; brothers-in-law, Mike Lindsey of Fruitvale and Olen Lindsey and wife, Michele, of Wills Point; along with numerous nieces and nephews and beloved fur-baby, Tater.