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Neal Dawson

August 11, 1936 — June 13, 2009

Relihan Funeral Home of Pearson, Inc. 164 S. MAIN STREET POST OFFICE BOX 38 Pearson, Georgia 31642 (912) 422-3221 Fax 912-422-3222 OBITUARY MR. NEAL DAWSON Mr. Neal Dawson age 72 of Axson, Ga. passed away Saturday, June 13, 2009 at his home following a short illness. A native of Atkinson County, Mr. Dawson was born August 11, 1936 son of John and Era Hewitt Dawson. He worked in the maintenance department in the mobile home industry and also worked for the Atkinson County Road Department. An avid fisherman and hunter, Mr. Dawson was a U.S. Army Veteran and attended the Axson Evangelistic Church. He was preceded in death by one son, Neal Allen Dawson and one grandson, Alex Dawson Pittman. Survivors include: Wife: Carolyn Pittman Dawson of Axson, Ga. 1 Son: Christopher Dawson of Axson, Ga. 3 Daughters: Linda Dawson of Axson, Ga. Ann Odom of Axson, Ga. Amy Tolle and husband Shannon of Homerville, Ga. 1 Sister: Elaine Simmons and husband G. C. of Millwood, Ga. 5 Grandchildren: Jesse Pittman, Ashton Odom, Kara Odom, Emily Tolle and Baylee Tolle. Several Nieces, Great Nieces, Nephews and Great Nephews also survive. Funeral services for Mr. Dawson were held at 4:00 P. M. Monday, June 15, 2009 at the Axson Evangelistic Church with Rev. James Drake officiating. Special musical selections included, "Daddy's Hands" and "When I Get Where I'm Going" rendered by Charles and Tammy Wood and "Resting Place" rendered by soloist, John Kent. Soft music for the Prelude and Postlude was provided by pianist, David Tolle. The interment followed in Axson Cemetery. Serving as active pallbearers were: Jesse Pittman, Ashton Odom, Johnny Simmons, Micky Simmons, Michael Peavey, and Lewis Gurley. Relihan Funeral Home of Pearson, Ga. was in charge of the arrangements.


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