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Shirley Dawson

Services were to be 10 a.m. today at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy, with Dr. Bobby Williams officiating. Burial was to follow in Antioch Cemetery near Hornbeak.
Pallbearers were to be Kevin Anderson, Cody Anderson, Chase Crittenden, Perry Anderson, Raymond Brown, Austin Anderson and Chris Paris.
She was born June 19, 1943, in Gibson County, daughter of the late Otis Willard and Annie Lois (Lucky) Anderson. She was the widow of the late James Dawson, who passed away in 2005. She was a licensed practical nurse at the Reelfoot Nursing Home in Tiptonville for more than 30 years.
She is survived by two sons, David Wayne Adkins of Union City and Olen Ray Gamble of Hornbeak; her daughter, Donna Wilson of Selmer; eight grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; two brothers, Ronnie Anderson of Tiptonville and Otis Anderson of Cool Springs; and several nieces and nephews.
She was also preceded in death by her daughter, Janice Ransom; and her brother, Carl Anderson.
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