OBITUARY

Mary Lake (Freeman) DAWSON

February 7, 1926October 2, 2020

Mrs. Mary Lake Freeman Dawson was one of sixteen children born to parents Frank Freeman Sr. and Tennie Freeman on February 7, 1924 in Cameron, Texas. As a young woman, she married her husband of 47 years, Mr. Jesse Ray Dawson Sr. on August 8, 1945. Their union was blessed with four children, all of whom survive their mother. Her husband Jesse preceded her in death on November 26, 1992. During her life Mary cleaned houses, worked as a shipyard welder during World War II, and cleaned offices at night. Mary Lake left this life on October 2, 2020 and is survived by her children, Janice Marie Dawson, Diane Dawson Wright, Jesse Ray Dawson, Jr, and Michael Wayne Dawson; daughters-in-law, Jackie Dawson, and Jan Dawson Green all of Dallas, Texas; grandchildren, Sean Wright, Stacey Dawson, Tya Dawson, and Adrian Dawson, great-grandchildren; Kendahl Lake Dawson Cole, Dershard Jesse Warner, Lauren Breshelle Warner, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Services

  • Visitation

    Monday, October 12, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Monday, October 12, 2020

  • Committal Service

    Monday, October 12, 2020

Memories

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Margaret McGee

October 13, 2020

To the Dawson Family you have my deepest sympathy. I am so blessed to have known such a lovely lady and a beautiful spirit. I remember all the Thanksgiving and Christmas meals she sent to Police Personnel with your father. Love to you all.

Dwaine Hall

October 13, 2020

I met Mrs. Dawson when her Husband was alive and he was a Mentor of mine. She was very his Rock and his provider and he Spoke of Her as I got to know him.
To the Dawson Family, you have my Condolences & Prayers
Dwaine Hall

Vanessa Farris

October 11, 2020

I will always remember Aunt Mary. I always felt honored to be in her presence and enjoyed honoring her at the family reunions. Rest in peace.

FROM THE FAMILY
FROM THE FAMILY

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