WHITMIRE – Alan M. Dawley, 66, died Sunday, July 21, 2013, in the Newberry Hospital. He was born in Coral Gables, Fla. and was a son of the late Fred and Elner Balkum Dawley. Mr. Dawley was retired from the Thomas and Betts Co. and was a member of Gods Healing Springs Baptist Church. He is survived by his wife, Carol B. Dawley of the home; two sons, Alan M. Dawley and Gene Dawley, both of Lancaster; two step-daughters, Becky Ellison and Crystal Lominick, both of Whitmire; a step-son, Ray Ellison and his wife, Susan, of Whitmire; three brothers, Duane Dawley and David Dawley, both of Lancaster and Fred Dawley of Texas; and six grandchildren, Alannah Dawley of Lancaster, Will Lominick, Anna Lominick, Mark Lominick, Alex Ellison and Caylee Ellison, all of Whitmire. He was predeceased by a grandson, Austin Gambrell. Funeral services are 4 p.m. today, July 24, at the Gods Healing Springs Baptist Church, with burial in the Whitmire Cemetery. The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, July 23, at the church. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Gods Healing Springs Baptist Church in Whitmire. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.grayfuneralhome.com. Gray Funeral Home of Whitmire cared for the Dawley family.
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Published in The Lancaster News on July 24, 2013