Thomas Frank Dawson

July 21, 1947 ~ March 9, 2018

Thomas Frank Dawson

Thomas Frank Dawson, son of Russell Dawson and Hester Horton Dawson, was born in Poplar Bluff, Missouri on July 21, 1947 and passed away at his home in Bernie on Friday, March 9, 2018 at the age of 70.

Mr. Dawson was a farmer and business owner. He was of the Christian Faith and a lifelong resident of Bernie.

He was united in marriage to Barbara Sides in Bernie on July 29, 1967.

Survivors include his wife, Barbara Dawson and his son, Robert Dawson, both of Bernie. He is also survived by one sister and her husband: Joann and LeVaughn Smith of Helena, Arkansas; by four brothers and their wives: Jim and Norma Dawson of Bernie; Phil and Penny Dawson of Bernie; John and Carol Dawson of Columbiana, Ohio; and Bruce and Karen Dawson of Cape Girardeau, Missouri. Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also mourn his passing.

Friends may call at Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home in Bernie, Missouri on Monday, March 12, 2018 from 10:30 until 1:00 P.M.  Funeral services will then be conducted on Monday, March 12, 2018 in the Rainey-Mathis Funeral Chapel in Bernie at 1:00 P.M. with Rev. Dave Fowler officiating.  Interment will follow in Bernie Cemetery.  Rainey-Mathis Funeral Home of Bernie in charge of all arrangements.

Memorials may be made to the Stoddard County Meals on Wheels; to the Stoddard County Children’s Home; to the Bernie United Methodist Church; to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation; or to a charity of choice.