Mildred Lee "Millie" Dawson
1931 - 2021

Mildred (Millie) Lee Morris Dawson joined her husband, Joe to be with her Heavenly Father on September 26, 2021 in Coshawateli, Amazonas, Venezuela.

She was a Missionary in Venezuela for 68 years, from 1953 to the present. working among the Yanomamo People, translating the Bible into their dialect, teaching them to read and changing many lives as they came to know the lord, Jesus. Burial was in Coshawateli, Amazonas, Venezuela. Millie was a member of Rivermont Baptist Church in Front Royal, Virginia.

Millie was born January 4, 1931, in Strasburg, Virginia to the late Wilbur (Jack) Morris and Anna Morris. She graduated from Strasburg Virginia High School Class of 1947.

She is survived by five sons; Steven Dawson (Theda) of Front Royal, VA; Gary Dawson (Maria) of Venezuela; Michael Dawson (Keila) of Venezuela; Joseph Dawson (Sherrie) of McHenry, IL; and Jerald Dawson, (Kris) of Island Lake, IL; five daughters: Faith Dawson of Venezuela; Velma Griffiis, (Paul) of Branson, MO; Sandy Jank (Bobby) of Venezuela; Susan Lee (Gerald) of Venezuela; and Sharon Dawson Menefee (Jim) of Venezuela: and one sister, Mary Funk. Heritage Hall, Front Royal, VA; brother-in-law, Vernie Dawson (Georgia) of Sumerduck, VA; sister-in-law, Sylvia Dawson of Front Royal, VA; and numerous grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents and husband. Also, sisters: Betty Wright, Jean Duffield, Margaret Morris and brother, Donald Morris: brothers-in-law: Wesley Dawson, James Dawson; and sisters-in-Law, Josie Gough, Lucy Dawson, and Rebecca Lomax.

There will be Memorial Service at Rivermont Baptist Church at 1:30 PM October 24, 2021, conducted by Pastor Tim Dyke, following the regular Morning Worship Service at 11 :00 AM and a meal at 12:00 Noon. The church is located at 575 Catlett Mountain Road, Front Royal, Virginia.
Published by Northern Virginia Daily on Oct. 21, 2021.
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Rivermont Baptist Church
575 Catlett Mountain Road, Front Royal, VA
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