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Brenda L. Dawson

Brenda L. Dawson

Brenda L. Dawson, 63, of Ocala, FL, November 29, 1956 ~ November 9, 2020 was born to Leander Dawson and Annie Bee Autry in Ocala, Florida.

She received her education in the public school of Marion county attending Vanguard High School.

Brenda was employed as a homemaker and a caretaker at Henderson House Hospice.

Brenda was preceded in death by her dad, Leander Dawson, a brother, Willie Thomas, Jr., and a grandson, Zhydrick Brown.

Brenda is survived by her children, Laxavier Johnson, Codrick Brown, Dexter Dawson, Latarsha Dawson (Wyonna), Shaconda Dawson (Leonardo), and Taukiya Bostick (Amos); her mother, Annie Bee Autry-Thomas; a host of grandchildren, great grandchildren. her sisters, Marie Young (Thomas), Bernise Dawson, Marilyn Williams (Wallace) and Cynthia Thomas; her brothers, Silvester Johnson, Stanley Dawson, and Ricky Thomas; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Public viewing on Friday, November 20, 2020 from 1:00pm until 6:00pm at Summers Funeral Home, 2238 NW 10th St, Ocala, Fl. 34475

A Celebration of Life for Mrs. Brenda L. Dawson will be on Saturday, November 21, 2020 at 11:00 AM., at Immerse Church of Ocala, 5105 N. Hwy 441, Ocala, FL 34475.

Interment will follow in Union Cemetery.

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Ocala man accused of punching woman who asked about old flame

A 28-year-old Ocala man was arrested after he allegedly punched a woman in the mouth when she asked about a woman he previously dated.

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