August 13, 1950 – August 25, 2011
Marianna Dawson, age 61, of Albion, lL passed into Eternity on Thursday, August 25,2O11 at Crawford Memorial Hospital, Robinson, lL.
Marianna was born on August 13, 1950 in Mound City, lL to Verna (Smith) and Regis Detruf.
She was an active member of the Free Methodist Church in Albion; serving on the Pastors' Cabinet, and volunteering with the Angel Food Ministry. Marianna loved her family dearly; her daughters, granddaughters and "great-grand" Aidan.
She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother-in-law; Ray Harmon and step-father; Clarence "Bud" Woods.
She is survived by two daughters: Colleen and Sabra Dawson, two granddaughters: Dionna and Brianna, great grandson: Aidan, all of Albion, two sisters: Verna Harmon, Olney , lL and Regina (Larry) Beckerman, Allendale, lL, and one brother: Larry (Sandy) Detruf, Monroe, MI. Marianna is also survived by several nieces, nephews and former husband, Jesse Dawson.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Monday, August 29,2O11 at Noon, at lngram Funeral Home, Albion, lL. Friends may visit with the family from 10 AM to Noon on Monday, August 29,2011.
Burial will follow at the Graceland Cemetery, Albion, lL.
- Celebration of Life Monday, August 29, 2011
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September 1, 2011
Marianna was a special women. She was very proud of her family and had pictures all around her desk at Pacific Cycle. May the Lord bring her family peace and comfort.
August 28, 2011
What can you say about such an awesome woman? Marianna was simply the best. She will be deeply missed by her family as well as her church family. It was my privilege to be her pastor for 8+ years. I look forward to seeing her again someday when I gradutate to heaven.