Mrs. Mae Ola Wood Dawson, 87, of Hazlehurst, died Sept. 7 at Lumber City Nursing Home.
Mrs. Dawson was born Sept. 6, 1931, in Coffee County to the late Simon Wood and the late Leola McDaniel Wood. She was a homemaker, loving mother, loving grandmother and member of Oakland Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by siblings, Jerri Spivey, Nell Corbitt, Dolly Smith, Gay Dupree, Shelly Mae Batten, Shelton Wood and Simon Wood Jr.
Survivors include her husband, Samuel Will Dawson of Hazlehurst; daughters and sons-in-law, Ellen and Randall Miller of Chatsworth, Gail and Tommy Hoggs of Dalton and Janice and Cliff Litke of Hazlehurst; sons and daughter-in-law, Boyce and Melba Dawson of Douglas and Eugene Dawson of Hazlehurst; 10 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; a great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Services were held Sept. 10 at Oakland Baptist Church with the Rev. Royce Hulett and the Rev. Joey Andrews officiating. Interment was in the church cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were granddaughters, Jennifer Long, Carla Burns, Heather Johnson, Shannon Moser, Kerri Dawson, Sommer Perkins, Sharene Dawson and Shawna Farmer.
Active pallbearers were grandsons, Brad Johnson, Eric Long, Chris Dawson, Jason Burns, Matt Dawson, Seth Perkins, Eric Miller, Nicholas Hogg and Joe Moser.
Musical selections were rendered by Vic Brantley.
Wainright-Parlor Funeral Home was in charge.