Dorothy Dawson died on Friday, June 21, 2013, at Lourdes Hospital in Paducah.
Dorothy was a homemaker and was of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy Dawson; her parents, James Alexander Cunningham and Grace Lee Wilson Cunningham; and one brother, James Taylor Cunningham.
Dorothy is survived by two sisters, Janie Fuller and Fannie Dawson, both of Cadiz; nine sons, Roy Anthony Dawson of Cadiz, Gabe Michael Dawson of Oak Grove, James Stanley Dawson of Caldwell County, Steve Allen Dawson of Cadiz, Randy Lee Dawson of Oak Grove, Roger Dale Dawson of Herndon, Donald Lynn Dawson of Cadiz, Jeffery Wayne Dawson of Herndon and David Ray Dawson of Sharon Grove; two daughters, Peggy Lee Bridges of Lewisburg and Connie Grace Hestand of Gracey; 22 grandchildren and 28 great-grandchildren.
Serving as active pallbearers were Craig Williams, Kevin Hestand, Roy Dawson, Jr., Gabe Michael Dawson, James Stanley Dawson, Donald Dawson, Jr., Steve Allen Dawson and Donald Lynn Dawson.