Marcellus Dawson

1935 ~ 2022 (age 86)


On June 20, 2022 in Cross City, Florida, Minister Dawson was peacefully escorted to his heavenly home to forever rest in the arms of his Savior Jesus Christ.  Minister Dawson touched many lives during his time here on Earth whose hearts will miss him eternally. In 1960 at the age of 25, after growing up with the love of his life, Mr. Marcellus Dawson married Ms. Elizabeth Simmons. 3 children were born of this union. Mr. & Mrs. Dawson were married for 55 years until she preceded him in death in 2015.

He leaves his memories to be cherished by his children; Roderick Dawson Sr.(Monique), Annette Dawson, Aaron Dawson(Kiyonne), and Cynthia Fisher; 11 Grandchildren; Siblings; Armanda Washington, Coretha Harrison(Peco), Eartha Brooks, and Harrison Glenn; 21 Great-Grandchildren; a special Sister-in-Law: Sallie Hollis(John), Brother-in-law: King Solomon(Linda) and a host of Nieces, Nephews, Cousins, and Friends. The services will be under the care and direction of D Williams Mortuary Services (1620 SW 13th Street, Gainesville , FL.)

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July 1, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
D. Williams Multipurpose Center
117 NE 1st Street
Chiefland, FL 32626

Celebration of Life
July 2, 2022

1:00 PM
Dixie County Historical Society
761 SE Hwy 349
Old Town, FL 32680

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