Charlotte Dawson

Alton | Sunday, December 19 2010

Charlotte Dawson, age 76, passed away at 2:25 a.m. on Sunday, December 19, 2010, at her residence in Alton.

She was born on August 17, 1934, the daughter of Lloyd and Mary Lyles.

She married William R. Dawson on January 12, 1952 in Alton.  This year they celebrated 58 years of marriage.  He preceded her in death.

Charlotte was a wonderful mother and homemaker who loved to garden.  She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. 

She is survived by a son Thomas L. (Christina) Dawson and a daughter in law Dawn Dawson (Jeff), two sisters Mary Lee (Kenny) Dunham, Linda (Bud) Cheek, two brothers James (Sally), David (Faye) Lyles, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Her parents and her husband, three sons, Willim R. Dawson Jr., Jeffery A. Dawson and Daniel P. Dawson, three brothers Llyod Jr., Frank and Gary Lyles, preceded her in death.

According to her wishes there will be no service and cremation rites will be accorded.

An online condolence and guest book may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Elias, Kallal & Schaaf Funeral Home

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