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Dawn Curry Rials Shofner

Dawn Shofner

Dawn Curry Rials Shofner, age 98, of Crockett passed away Monday, May 6, 2019 in the Winfield Nursing Center.  Dawn was born November 25, 1920 in Anderson County to parents, Robert Isaac Curry and Sarah B. “Sadie” Gillespie Curry.  She was a longtime, faithful member of the South Loop Church Christ.  Dawn had a wonderful cheerful personality always smiling and very positive about everything.

Dawn is survived by sister, Gloria Curry Pickens of Williamstown, MA; numerous loving nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends including her very dear, faithful friends, Rachel and Lehn Leediker.  She was preceded in death by her two loving husbands, John R. Rials and Vaughn Shofner; parents, Robert and Sadie Curry; sister, Etta B. Curry Kowalski; brothers, Olin G. Curry, Robert William “Bill” Curry, Isaac F. “Ike” Curry.

Funeral services for Dawn Curry Rials Shofner will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, May 10, 2019 in the Callaway-Allee Funeral Home with Mike Gibson officiating.  Interment will be in the Evergreen Memorial Park.  Visitation will be at 9:00 a.m. prior to service.

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  1. She was such a sweet lady.

  2. Dawn was the only grandmother on my Mother’s side of the family that I knew. She was very kind and loving and such a joy. I have very fond memories of her growing up. She is in the loving arms of Jesus now!

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