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Mellne Whitfield Dawson
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Birth: unknown
Death: May 20, 1998
East Baton Rouge Parish
Louisiana, USA

Advocate, The (Baton Rouge, LA) - Thursday, May 28, 1998


A resident of Baton Rouge, she died Wednesday, May 20, 1998, at Baton Rouge General Medical Center. She was 96 and a native of Jackson. Visiting at Winnfield Funeral Home, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday. Religious services at Star Hill Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Thursday, conducted by the Rev. Raymond Jetson. Dismissal at 10 a.m. Friday. Burial in F.T. Baptist Church Cemetery, Jackson. Survived by a daughter, minister Rebecca Williams; two sons, Joseph Jr. and Mildred H. Dawson and Henry and Georgia A. Dawson; two sisters, Ida Magee and Idella Carter; two brothers, Ike Whitfield and Walter Whitfield; four grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by husband, Joseph Dawson Sr.; and parents, Walter and Rebecca Wilkinson Whitfield. Pallbearers will be Joseph Dawson Jr., Henry Dawson, Clarence Hunter Jr., Charles N. Hunter, Isaiah Davenport, Kenneth Varmall, Willie Matthews and Ike Whitfield Sr. Honorary pallbearers are members of the board of deacons of Star Hill Baptist Church, Clarence Hunter Sr., Walter Whitfield III, Mitchell Causey, Johnny B. Lewis, Eugene Wilson and Ike Moore Whitfield. 
F. T. Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery
East Feliciana Parish
Louisiana, USA
Created by: margie etheridge
Record added: Sep 29, 2013
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