Dawn M. Dodson, 46, of Granite City, passed away unexpectedly at 7:20 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24, 2015, at her home.
She was born Nov. 13, 1968, in East St. Louis, the daughter of Edward Mike Gordon and Gayla Schutte.
Dawn was a very free-spirited woman. Most knew her for her sense of humor, beautiful smile, love for animals and her heart of gold. She had a feisty and energetic, yet caring personality, and was loved by many.
She is survived by her father of Granite City; a daughter, Holly Wreath of Cottage Hills; and her siblings, Edward “Eddie” Gordon, David, Kristy, Shawna, Micki, Michelle, Ryan, Patsy, Sandy and Brenda and numerous nieces and nephews.
Dawn was preceded in death by her former husband, Samuel Wreath.
A memorial visitation will be from 1 p.m. until service at 3 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, 2015, at the House of Victory Church, 20 Harvel Court in Cottage Hills with Pastor Tim Naylor officiating.
Memorials may be made to www.gofundme.com/DawnD.
Elias, Kallal and Schaaf Funeral Home in Bethalto is in charge of arrangements.
Online condolences and guestbook may be found at www.eliaskallalandschaaf.com.