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Arlene Myers Dawson

September 27, 1915 - September 23, 2016

Burial Date September 27, 2016

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Arlene Myers Dawson, 100 of Nathalie passed away Friday, September 23, 2016 at Heritage Hall Nursing Home in Brookneal. She was the wife of the late Gilbert Coleman Dawson.

Mrs. Dawson was born in Halifax County, September 27, 1915 daughter of the late Silas Rosser Myers and Lemma Riddle Myers. She was a member of Clover Bottom Baptist Church.

She is survived by two sons, Herbert M. Dawson of Danville, Albert Glynn Dawson (Mary Estelle) of Nathalie; five grandchildren, Shelby J. Slaughter (Frank) of Walterboro, S.C., Ricky Norcutt (Sharon) of Callands, Jerry Dawson of Altavista, Douglas Dawson (Cathy) of Danville, Cathy N. Farley of Nathalie; 10 great-grandchildren; eight great-great-grandchildren; three great-great-great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruby M. Sanderson of Forest. She was preceded in death by a daughter-in-law, Anita Adams Dawson; three sisters; one brother.

A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at Henderson Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Lewis Harris and the Rev. Robert Simmons with interment to follow in Edge Hill Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until time for the service at Henderson Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Brookneal and at the residence of Glynn and Mary Estelle Dawson other times.

Memorial contributions may be made to the North Halifax Volunteer Fire Department, 4201 Leda Grove Rd., Nathalie, VA 24577.