William B. “Willie” Dawson
September 1, 1907 – April 5, 1993
Rome News-Tribune, Tuesday, April 6, 1993, page 2
Willie B. Dawson, 85, 608 W. 10th St. died Monday evening at a Rome hospital.
A native of Bartow County, Mr. Dawson was born Sept. 1, 1907, son of the late Bogas John Dawson and Callie Mae Callaway Dawson. Before retirement, he was employed by General Electric Co. and was a member of the G.E. retired Breakfast Club. He was a member of the Local I.U.E. No. 191, and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his wife, Myrtle Fricks Dawson, Oct. 10, 1991.
Survivors include: two daughters, Mrs. Dorothy Patterson, Henderson, Tenn., and Mrs. Faye McCoy, Rome; two brothers, Lawrence Dawson and Tom Dawson, both of Kingston; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be at 4 p.m. today at Floyd Memory Gardens with the Rev. Ralph Dingler officiating.