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Martha Alice Meyer Dawson

February 19, 1934 March 23, 2018
Martha Alice Meyer Dawson
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Obituary for Martha Alice Meyer Dawson

Martha Alice Meyer Dawson, age 84, of Knoxville formerly of Oak Ridge passed away at Little Creek Sanitarium. Martha born February 19, 1934 in Oklahoma City, OK. She attended Lane grade school in West Allis, WI and graduated from Wauwatosa High School in Wauwatosa, WI. She moved to Oak Ridge, TN in 1959. Martha worked at Oak Ridge National Laboratories until her retirement in 2000 after 28 years of service. Earned her International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Certified Professional Secretary designation in 1981.

She was a member of Cokesbury United Methodist Church in Knoxville, TN. Prior to that, she was a member First Christian Church in Oak Ridge, TN.

Martha was avid doing arts and crafts enjoying knitting, crochet, quilting and counted cross stitch among many other crafts.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Edith Westbrook Meyer; sister, Barbara Meyer St. Aubin; brother-in-law, James Prag. She is survived by her two sons, Dana and Stephen Dawson of Knoxville, TN. Three grandchildren, David Dawson, Elizabeth Dawson of Knoxville, TN and Sarita Dawson of Houston, TX. She is also survived by one sister, Margaret Prag of Knoxville, TN and two brothers, Richard & Jean Meyer of Tucson, AZ and Chuck & Karen Meyer of Lenoir City, TN. Cousin Nancy Zimmerman of Kiel, WI along with several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be on April 12, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at Cokesbury United Methodist Church, South Campus, with Rev. Charles Maynard officiating. The family will receive friends immediately after the service. In lieu of flowers the family is asking for donations to Cokesury's Manna house (food pantry), Alzheimer's Association of Eastern Tennessee or the organization of choice.


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Service

Thursday

12

Apr

7:00 PM 4/12/2018 7:00:00 PM
Cokesbury United Methodist Church

9908 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, Tennessee 37922

Family will receive friends following the service

Cokesbury United Methodist Church
9908 Kingston Pike Knoxville 37922 Tennessee
United States
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