Jean Dawson

Thursday, March 28, 2019

PORTAGEVILLE, Mo. — Willa “Jean” Dawson, 91, died March 27, 2019, at Gideon Care Center in Portageville.

Born May 2, 1927, in Weinea, Ark., she was the daughter of the late Velma Batson Lewis and Cecil “Tobe” Bryant.

In 1951, she married Jack Parkman in 1951, and he preceded her in death.

She was also preceded in death by one daughter, Jackie Stockton; one brother, C.W. “Junior” Bryant; and one sister, Alta Cooper Shirley.

Survivors include: one daughter and son-in-law, Judy and Terry Phillips of Portageville; her son-in-law, Lee Stockton of Portageville; and four grandchildren and seven great-granddaughters.

Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at DeLisle Funeral Home in Portageville, where services will be at 1 p.m. Friday with the Rev. Mark Stockton officiating.

Burial will follow in the Portageville Cemetery.

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