Jerry W. Dawson Sr., 52, of Rossville, died on Saturday, January 31, 2009 in a local hospital.
Mr. Dawson was the former owner of the Stop & Shop in Rossville and East Ridge.
He was preceded in death by his brother, David Dawson.
Survivors include his wife of 27 years, Colleen Dawson; sons, Jerry Dawson Jr. (Christa), and Albert Dawson, both of Rossville; mother, Leolia Dawson, Redding, Ca.; brothers, Ed and Eddie Dawson, both of Redding, Ca., and Phillip Dawson, Groton, Ct.; sisters, Pauline St. Jean and Marjorie Garden, Redding, Ca., Beatrice Hodge, New London, Ct., Angel Dawson, Portland, Or., and Judy Middleton, Dryden, Va.; two granddaughters, Olivia and Daisy Dawson; several nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be held on Monday at 1 p.m. in the South Crest Chapel with Rev. Jim Bennett officiating. Entombment will follow in Tennessee-Georgia Memorial Park Mausoleum.
To share your thought and memories, visit www.lane-southcrestchapel.com.
The family will receive friends Monday from 11 a.m. until the funeral hour at the South Crest Chapel of Lane Funeral Home & Crematory, Rossville.