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Funeral services for W.H. "Herb" Dawson, 87, of Mesquite were held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 20, 2004 at Marshall & Marshall Funeral Directors Chapel with the Rev. Ken James officiating. Burial followed at Hillcrest Garden of
Memory near Hillsboro.
He was born March 2, 1917 in Bellville to William Henry and Anna Edwards Dawson. He was raised in Bellville but lived in the Midland, Fort Stockton, and Hillsboro areas most of his life.
He married Jimmie Lois Frasure on March 29, 1941 in Brenham and she preceded him in death on September 25, 1993.
He worked 20 years for the Borden Company before going into business for himself. He was the owner and operator of The Gandy's Dairies Distributorship serving Fort Stockton for 17 years, retiring in 1980. Mr. Dawson was a member of the First Baptist Church in Hillsboro and the Lion's Club in Midland, Fort Stockton, and Whitney.
Herb Dawson died Thursday, March 18, 2004, in a Mesquite nursing home.
Survivors include three children, Judy Darsey of Albuquerque, N.M., Caroline Littlefield of Port Townsend, Wash., and Michael Dawson and wife Jerri of Mesquite; seven grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 7610 N. Stemmons, Suite 600, Dallas, TX 75247-4228.

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