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Muriel Ann Whitlow Dawson

Mrs. Muriel Ann Whitlow Dawson of 1146 N. Main St., South Boston, formerly of Alton, died on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013, at the age of 80. 

She was born on Dec. 30, 1932 to the late Palmer Whitlow and the late Mary Gravitt Whitlow, and she was married to the late Maynard Lee Dawson. 

She was a member of Alton Baptist Church where she was a former Sunday school teacher and a member of the WMU.

Mrs. Dawson is survived by three daughters, Gail Warren and her husband, Leonard, of Alton, Debra Pulliam and her husband, Stuart, of Semora, N.C., and Mickie Powell and her husband, J.R., of Youngsville, N.C.; six grandchildren, Scott Warren and his wife, Jayme, of Durham, N.C., Hal Pulliam and his wife, Cathy, of Sutherlin, Lee Pulliam and Ashley Pulliam, both of Semora, N.C., Rob Powell and his wife, Alyssa, of Holly Springs, N.C., and Amanda Powell of Youngsville, N.C.; and three great-grandchildren, Waylon, Hallie and Jake. 

She was preceded in death by her husband; her parents; one brother, Morell Whitlow; and one great-grandchild.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013, at 2 p.m. at Alton Baptist Church with the Rev. Dennis Ball officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. 

The family will receive friends in the church immediately following the service and at other times at the home of Leonard and Gail Warren, 2093 Paradise Road, Alton.

The family requests anyone giving memorials to consider Halifax Regional Hospice, 2204 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592 or Alton Baptist Church, P.O. Box 11, Alton, VA 24520. 

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