Linda Joyce Dawson
Linda Joyce Dawson, 63, of Springfield, died at 11:58 pm, Monday, February 29, 2016 at Memorial Medical Center. She was born January 24, 1953 in East St. Louis to Jesse Luther and Margaret Rose Pawloski Hunter Jr. She married Steven Dawson on November 9, 1974 and he survives.
Also surviving are her father, Jesse Hunter Jr. of Chatham; three sisters, Mary Collier of Dunlap, TN, Virginia (Michael) Fahs of Chatham and Elizabeth (Leland) Legg Jr. of Fithian; one brother, Jesse L. Hunter III of Springfield and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She is preceded in death by her mother and four children.
Linda was a licensed cosmetologist but worked most of her life as a paralegal. She enjoyed gardening and cooking.
Visitation: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Friday, March 4, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.
Funeral Service: 12:30 pm, Friday, March 4, 2016 at Staab Funeral Home.
Burial will be at Camp Butler National Cemetery at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be given to the Illinois Humane Society or to the American Diabetes Association.