Friday, October 30, 2020
71.8 F
Ocala

Dawn E. Fulkerson

Dawn E. Fulkerson, 63, of Ocala passed away peacefully, surrounded by family on Monday, September 7, 2020 at Ocala Regional Medical Center in Ocala, FL.

She was born July 16, 1957 in Newark, New York and was a graduate of Marion Jr-Sr High School, Marion, New York.  Dawn moved to Florida in 2000 with her family. Before retiring earlier this year, she worked as an Activities Director at The Bridge at Ocala, and enjoyed the time spent with all the residents over the years. Dawn loved being at the beach, going on motorcycle rides and being a “Nana” to her grandchildren.

Dawn is survived by her two children Foster and Brittany,  grandchildren Serenity, Aiden and Peyton, mother Nora Penisse, sisters Deborah Sullivan, Cynthia (Thomas) Cruse, Deborah Finley, Jodi (Darrenn) VanDeWalle-McComas, Melissa Penisse, Kristine Penisse, Sharr (Mark) Garfield, Carol (Keith) Scott, and brothers Gerald (Ginger) Sullivan, Robert (Christine) Sullivan, Daniel VanDeWalle, Jeffrey VanDeWalle, Bradley Penisse, and many nieces and nephews.

The family is going to have a Celebration of Life service on October 3, 2020 at Shalom Park, the time is yet to be confirmed, All family and friends are welcome to attend and help celebrate Dawn’s life. We will post the time once the services are set.

Photos in Ocala, Florida

Crime

Threatening text messages land 39-year-old Citra woman behind bars

A Citra woman was arrested Tuesday night after being accused of sending threatening text messages.

Ocala man charged with strangling woman over Facebook post

A 24-year-old Ocala man is accused of strangling a woman twice on Sunday over a Facebook post he didn’t like.

Winter Haven man charged with domestic battery and DUI in Dunnellon

A Winter Haven man is being held without bond in the Marion County Jail after he allegedly battered a woman and sped off drunk at around 100 mph in Dunnellon.

Clay County man charged with slapping woman who told him to go home

A Clay County man with a prior domestic battery conviction was arrested after he allegedly slapped a Marion County woman in the face when she wouldn’t let him spend the night at her home.

Business

Push-ups for Pups fitness charity event to benefit Humane Society of Marion County

A "Push Ups for Pups" event benefitting the Humane Society of Marion County will come to a local CrossFit location in the coming weeks.  

Online gun vendor Big Daddy Unlimited building distribution center, retail shop in Ocala

Big Daddy Unlimited, an online gun retailer, has plans to build a distribution center in Ocala, according to a recent press release from the company.

NOMA Gallery uniting local artists, community at historic Coca-Cola Building

The North Magnolia (NOMA) Gallery has made a mission of uniting local artists and the community through a series of events at the historic Coca-Cola building.

One Plant opens first medical marijuana dispensary, Ocala’s fifth overall

One Plant, a Marijuana Medical retail provider, has opened its first medical marijuana dispensary in East Ocala, which moves the city's overall number to five. 

Subscribe for email updates

* indicates required

Headlines

Threatening text messages land 39-year-old Citra woman behind bars

A Citra woman was arrested Tuesday night after being accused of sending threatening text messages.

Ocala man charged with strangling woman over Facebook post

A 24-year-old Ocala man is accused of strangling a woman twice on Sunday over a Facebook post he didn’t like.

Huge contingent of law enforcement expected at Ocala Police Chief Greg Graham’s funeral

A massive contingent of law enforcement officers and dignitaries are expected to attend Ocala Police Chief Greg Graham’s funeral.

3 more local COVID-19 deaths as number of new cases in tri-county area slow

Three more local residents have died of COVID-19 as the number of new cases being reported across the tri-county area slowed on Thursday.

More headlines