Howard Ray Dawson

Tuesday, December 4, 2007


Howard Ray Dawson, 68, of Keiser, died Sunday, Nov. 25, 2007, at Manila Nursing Center. Born Dec. 28, 1938, in Osceola to the late Fred and Eunice Walker Dawson, he was a member of Keiser First Baptist Church.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Shauvin.

He is survived by a brother, Gary Dawson of Keiser; two sisters, Loretta Rash and Carolyn Dawson of Marie.

The funeral was held at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Keiser First Baptist Church with Brother Todd Vinson officiating. Burial was at the Bassett Cemetery with Roller-Swift Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.

The family requests anyone wishing to leave a lasting memorial consider the Alzheimer's Association or the Manila Nursing Center.

To sign the online guest book, log on to