Mr. Frederick Dawson


Mr. Frederick Dawson, of Cottondale, Florida transitioned from life temporal to life eternal on Thursday, September 21, 2023, at his residence.

Homegoing Celebration of Life services will be held on Saturday, September 30, 2023, at 1:00 PM from the sanctuary of Springfield AME Church located at 4194 Union Road in Marianna, Florida 32446 where the Pastor Hollis McClendon, officiating.

Vann Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.

Interment will be in the church cemetery.

Mr. Dawson will lie in repose at the church from 12:00 Noon until time for the service.

A public viewing will be held on Friday, September 29, 2023, from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Vann Funeral Home.

He leaves to cherish a lifetime of fond, yet precious memories, a loving and devoted family:

Wife: Helen Dawson of Cottondale, Florida

Two Daughter: Tatasheanna (Darius) Sims of Graceville, Florida and Tameka Dawson of Cottondale, Florida

Two Sons: Christopher (Shaneka) Dawson of Cottondale, Florida and Cornelious Shropshire of Houston, Texas

Mother: Marie Dawson of Marianna, Florida

Six Brothers: Earl Dawson of Marianna Florida; Lee Norris (Willie Lou) Hodge of Campbellton, Florida; Sacher (Ritha) Dawson of Dallas, Texas; Dwight (Becky) of Junction City, Kansas; Eric Dawson and James Spencer both of Tallahassee, Florida

Five Sisters: Patricia McCalister and Jackie (Orise) Kendall both of Marianna, Florida; Nacole Thomas of Malone, Florida; LaSandra (Brady) Snell of Tallahassee, Florida and Wanda Lee of Blountstown, Florida

Mother-in-law: Louise Spates of Marianna, Florida

Three Sisters-in-law: Debra Long and Doris Speights both of Greenwood, Florida and Dorothy (Michael) McClendon of Graceville, Florida

One Brother-in-law: Antonia (Tramaine) Speights) of Marianna, Florida

Eleven grandchildren, One Great Grandchild and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many dear friends.


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