Scripture: 2 Timothy 4:7 - I have fought the good fight, I have finished the race, I have kept the faith”.
Ms. Barbara Ann Dawson was born to the late Johnnie Jewitt Dawson and Nercile Conerly Dawson. Barbara was born on August 27, 1958, in Pascagoula, MS. She was a wonderful and irreplaceable Mother.
On October 19, 2020, after fighting a good fight, and running a difficult race, God opened his arms and called his daughter, Barbara Ann Dawson, home to rest at the age of 62.
Barbara received her formal education through the Jackson County School District and graduated from Moss Point High School. She later furthered her education by attending Riley’s College where she became a Certified Nursing Assistant.
Barbara dedicated her life to helping her family and friends. She was a wonderful homemaker who always opened her home, and especially her kitchen with delicious soulful meals and deserts to anyone who came to visit.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sisters, Nercile Yvette Dawson, Catherine Dawson Odom, Sheila Denise Dawson, Daisy Dawson Brand; and a brother, Johnnie Dawson Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memories her loving and devoted family: her children, Christopher Dawson, Zhondrese Dawson, Jaguer Dawson, Dashia Dawson, Eddie Ragsdale, Sheltoria McDonald, Marlicia McDonald, and Jamariay McDonald; two sisters, Helen Dawson and Johnny Elisa Dawson; three aunts, Vernestine Wansley, Lenora Williams, and Dorothy Thomas; six uncles, Samuel Conerly Sr., Alvia Conerly, Earnest Williams, Leo Williams, Samuel Williams, and Wesley Williams Jr.; twenty-six grandchildren, Keyonia Dawson, Kristin Dawson, Daizah McLeod, Jy’Kerion Dawson, Asante Dawson, Christopher Dawson Jr., Jy’Kailynn Dawson, Cheyenne Moffett, Jai, Jaleel, and Jalani White, Marshaan Danley, Dalanee Roy, Ja’liah Blakney, Carsyn Dawson, Chance Dawson, Khannon Dawson, Kamorian Johnson, Logan Washington, Denver Johnson, Joseph Dawson, Lorenzo Frances Jr., Darrien McCann, Jonathon Turner Jr., Lon’Dyn Williams, and Bryson Hayes; goddaughters, Alesha McCall, Dalonda Haynes, Tracie Lett, NaQuerria McCann, Naomi Burrows, Mia Burrows, Lauren Moreland, and Shacondala Williams; godsons, Reginald Jackson, Sr., Bryant Perkins, Sr., Nicholas King, and Christopher Thomas; Special friends, Zelda Patrick, Melissa Thompson, Gladys Ducksworth, Tyesha Walker, Elaine Hughes, Cheryl Stubbs, Anita Faulks, Carolyn Johnson, and Antoinette Price; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives, and friends that will forever miss her dearly.
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