Mary Juanita Dawson, 84, Marceline, died Tuesday, Nov. 19, 2013, at Boone Hospital Center, Columbia.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013, at Delaney Funeral Home, Marceline, with Rev. Mike Carner officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until time of services Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in the Richardsdale Cemetery, Bevier.
Memorials to the donor’s choice may be left at or mailed to the funeral home, 1720 N. Missouri, Marceline, MO 64658.
Mary was born July 28, 1929, in Milan, daughter of Delbert M. and Mary Florence (Watson) Weter. She married Harry Gardner Dawson III on January 15, 1950. He preceded her in death in 2003.
Mary worked at Monsanto Corporation, St. Peters, as a tech before retiring and then as a certified nurse’s aide at Pioneer Skilled Nursing, Marceline. She was a member of the Marceline Seventh Day Adventist Church and a Marceline resident since 1974.
Survivors include two sons, Harry Gardner Dawson IV and Joyce Ann, Athens, IL, and Randy Douglas Dawson and Amber, Bucklin; two daughters, Linda Sue Dawson McFain and Rod, Owensboro, KY, and Kathy Jean Dawson Weter and Kenneth Lee, High Ridge; two sisters, Maxine Salter, Maineville, Ohio, and June Kirk, Statesboro, GA; 10 grandchildren, and 12 great-grandchildren.
She was also preceded in death by her parents, one brother, and two sisters.