Gordon, Frankie Dawson (Summerville)

Thursday, November 14, 2019

Frankie Dawson Gordon, age 88, of Gore Community, Summerville, Georgia passed away Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at her residence. 

A native of Chattooga County, she was born in Gore Community on Sept. 23, 1931 to the late Frank and Elizabeth Floyd Dawson.  She was a member of the Pleasant Grove Baptist Church, was retired Trion City School teacher.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Thomas Harold Gordon; son, Barry Gordon; granddaughter, Tonya Taylor; great-grandsons, Grant Taylor and Cody Fulmer; great-great-granddaughter, Paisley Fulmer; and brothers, George Dawson, Gene Dawson, and David Dawson.

Surviving are daughter and spouse, Mary (Robert) Taylor; sons and spouses, Gary (Tina) Gordon and Mark (Connie) Gordon; sister and brother-in-law, Jan (Harold) Ragland; brother, Joe Dawson; 10 grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, at 3 p.m. from the J. D. Hill Memorial Chapel of Earle Rainwater Funeral Home with Rev. Jimmy Bryant officiating, interment in Pleasant Grove Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Todd Taylor, Seth Gordon, Will Gordon, Brandon Gordon, Myles Gordon, Austin McGraw, Brady Jenkins, and Bobby Collum. Honorary pallbearers are Lester Jenkins, Chris Moseley, Shane Blake, Dustin Craig, Rodney Loveless, Harold Ragland, and Doster Toles.   

The family will receive friends Saturday, Nov. 16, from 1-3 p.m. at the funeral home.

Earle Rainwater Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.


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