Sue went to be with the Lord on August 5, 2016, at the age of 79. She was born in Greenfield, TN on February 13, 1937, to Macon and Annie Mae (Jenkins) Dinwiddie. Sue retired from Okemos Meijer as a bookkeeper in 1994.
She was the loving wife of 61 years to Richard Dawson; devoted mother to Gregory (Hilde) Dawson and Gary (Cherrie) Dawson; a loving “Nan” to Brice Dawson, Seth Dawson DDS, and Gillian Dawson. She is also survived by her sister, Lou Dawson. She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Pegg King. Her family wishes to express a special “thank you” to Roslyn Personius and to the nurses and aides of Great Lakes Caring Hospice.
The funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, August 9, 2016, at the Estes-Leadley Holt/Delhi Chapel, with Brother Gaylon King officiating. Her family will receive friends at the funeral home from 10:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Parkinson Foundation or to Great Lakes Caring Hospice in memory of Ilie Sue Dawson.