Lana Jean Dawson, 70, of Dumas, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018. Memorial services are scheduled for 11 o’clock in the morning on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 at Calvary Baptist Church with Rev. Brad Foster, pastor of the church, officiating. Arrangements are entrusted to Morrison Funeral Directors.
Lana was born on January 10, 1948 in Borger, Texas to CB and Ann Morrison. Lana graduated from Borger High School in 1966 and Frank Phillips College in 1968. She had been retired for many years but enjoyed serving as the coordinator for the Moore County Meals on Wheels. Lana was the loving wife of Dale Dawson for the last 49 years. Lana's hobbies included YMCA water aerobics, sonic vanilla cokes, kindle expert, oil painting, puzzle books, collecting angels, collecting seashells, taking photographs of wildlife and nature, but most importantly, her grandchildren. She has served as a Sunday school teacher at Calvary Baptist Church, and enjoyed many activities and retreats at her church.
She is preceded in death by her parents; father in law: Harlin "Red" Dawson; sister in law: Linda Londagin and husband Phil; brother in law: Tom Hodges.
She is survived by her husband, Dale, of the home; her daughters: Darla Parker of Oklahoma City and Anita Dawson of the home; sisters: Sandra Hilbert and husband Harvey of Borger, Judy Strickland and husband Fred of Amarillo, and Margy Hodges Amarillo; grandchildren: Mackenzie Bevins, Dawson Bevins, and Joshua Parker; mother in law: Juanita Dawson of Borger.
The family suggests with gratitude that memorials be made to Gideon’s International, 2200 SW 7th Avenue, Amarillo TX 79106.
I know that you and your family will miss her here, but because of Jesus you will meet again.
God bless you and give you comfort and peace.
Karen WatkinsDumas, TX
Dale and Family,
I was so sad to hear of your great loss. Lana was such a sweet lady who always had a kind heart and a big smile. I know she will be greatly missed but i know you can rejoice that she is with het Lord and Savior.Praying the Lord will be especially nest to you thru this difficult time.
Kimberly RobertsAmarillo, TX
Dale, Darla, and Anita, we are sorry for your loss. Lana was a special lady, loved and respected by many. Love to you all.
Johnny and Cind DobbinsDumas, TX
Dale - so sorry to hear of your loss. I pray God’s strength and continued loving support for you and family. Stay strong brother. Ed
Eddie RileyCardiff by the Sea, CA
Dale and family,
I am sorry for the loss of your love one.
May God bless you now and days to come.
Connie AdamsDumas, TX
Adam and I are so sorry for your loss. You all are in our prayers.
Shaye BurkBorger, TX
Dale and family, I am so sorry for the loss of your sweet wife. I am sending prayers and blessings for you and your family. I also pray that God’s love will comfort you and your family.
Dianne Dyer SayBorger, TX
Dale and family-
Pam and I are in constant prayer for you. We love you and cherish your freindship. God bless you abundantly.
Brad FosterDumas, TX
Danny, Viola Shipman, TX
Dale, Wayne and I are so sorry for your and Anita's Loss. An Angel has truly gone to Heaven. She was my Idol. We Love you Brother.
Wayne and Sheila BaillieAtoka, OK
So sad to hear of her passing. Prayers for the family. Prayers and hugs
Tara HuffFritch, TX
We were deeply saddened to hear about the passing of Lana. May God give you the comfort and strength to get you through the days ahead. Hugs and prayers sweet friend...
Ken & Jan Mc ferrinAmarillo, TX
GOD BLESS you and your family at this time, MAY THE POWER OF GOD'S HOLY SPIRIT BRING COMFORT AND STRENGTH FOR DALE AND FAMILY. LANA IS IN THE KINGDOM OF GOD, HER HEAVANLY HOME, NO MORE HURT, OR TEARS. DALE WE haven't seen each other since BHS, but I have thought about you and LANA many times. Love YA, Brother, YOUR OLD SPRING CREEK FRIEND
Larry RichardsonAmarillo, TX
Dale, Darla, Anita and extended family,
I was so sorry when I heard of Lana’s passing. She was such a delightful friend. I know she was a good mother, Grandmother and wife to you Dale. Lana and I had suffered with Chronic Illness. It was not easy to deal with. You and to Donnie were so good to us and faced everything so bravely.
Thanks for our friendship with both our families we trudged on.
I will keep your family in my heart and in my prayers.
Margie JohnsonDumas, TX
I sorry for your lose my friend
Mitchell L BeckDumas, TX
So sorry for your family’s loss but rejoicing that Lana is in a new and glorified body and not suffering any more. Your family will be in our thoughts and prayers!
Teresa Calhoun AnthonyHobbs, NM
Dale, I’m so sorry to hear of the loss of your sweet wife! What a blessing she was to all who knew her. May your family find comfort in God! Love and prayers!
Zelda SheldonBoerne, TX
She was a precious asset to our family. We all loved her.
Sandra EtrisCordell, OK