Vernita DAWSON

News Death Notice

DAWSON, Vernita "Tudy" age 59, of Carrollton, Texas, departed this life Thursday, December 27, 2012. Vernita was born December 5, 1953 in Dayton, Ohio and moved to Dallas, TX in 2008. She Graduated from Fairview High School, class of 1973 and worked at General Motors for a number of years. She is preceded in death by her parents, Roy & Vernita Gaffney and sons, Edward Gaffney. She leaves to cherish her memory; her daughter, Le'Sanya Dixon; son, Phillip Lawrence; brothers, Vernon Dawson, Myron Jones and Milton Alexander; Grandchildren, Keshia & Juanita Gaffney, Ja'Len Dixon and Aeriona Lawrence; great grandchild, Anaia Grayson; uncle, Leonard (Connie) Gaffney; adopted siblings, LaVon Ball & Lillian Tyner; special cousin, Arletta McCrimmon-Dawson; special friends, Lisa Leroy & Barbara Walters (TX) and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral services 4:00 P.M., SATURDAY, January 5, 2013 at THOMAS FUNERAL HOME, 4520 Salem Ave., with Apostle Anthony Mallory, Eulogist. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services. Final disposition: Cremation. On line condolences may also be sent to the family at

Funeral Home

Thomas Funeral Home
4520 Salem Avenue  Trotwood, OH 45416

Published in Dayton Daily News on Jan. 3, 2013