Joyce Dawson – Obituary – Mahoning Valley
A homecoming celebration in honor of Ms. Joyce Ann Dawson will take place on Saturday, October 9, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. at Heavenly Place Church of God in Christ, 1350 Katherine Avenue, Youngstown, Ohio.
Ms. Joyce Ann Dawson, 76, of Youngstown, passed into eternal rest on Saturday October 2, 2021. Ms. Dawson was born July 3, 1945 in Youngstown, daughter of Jessie and Anna Grice Bebbs. She graduated in 1963 from East High School. She retired from Delphi Packard Electric in 2007 after 33 years of service. On June 29, 1985, Joyce married the love of her life, David A. Dawson. Joyce lets her memory cherish her children, Randi Bebbs of Worthington, Ohio, Kenneth Whatley Sr. (Sonia) of Gahanna, Ohio, Kimberly Dawson of Las Vegas, Nevada, David Keith Dawson of Alexandria, Virginia, Kathy Ramos, Kirk Dawson, Danielle Dawson; sisters, Eleanor Clark, of Youngstown, Ohio; Emily (Thomas) Alkire of Frazeysburg, Ohio and one brother, Jessie Bebbs Jr of Youngstown; 23 grandchildren, including Tia Underwood of Delaware, Ohio whom she raised, and a host of great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her loving husband David, her parents; sisters, Lilian McGee and Betty J. two grandchildren Tiara Whatley and Elyie Dawson.
A special “THANK YOU” to Hope Cancer Center, James Cancer Hospital, Vitas Hospice, to Dr. Benson and his caregivers, Randi Bebbs, Kimberly Dawson, Jerolyn Lugo, Cheryl Dawson, Myzelle Arrington and Dante Bebbs. The family will receive friends on Saturday from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the church. A meal for family and out-of-town guests will be held at the Jaylex Center, 2110 Glenwood Avenue, immediately following the interment.