Judith L. Dawson

April 3, 1947 – May 11, 2021


Judith L. Dawson, 74, Tyrone, passed away Tuesday at Garvey Manor Nursing Home, Hollidaysburg, after a courageous battle with many illnesses. She was the daughter of the late James H. and Anna E. (Getz) Dawson Sr.

Judy is survived by a sister, Bonnie (John) Ramsey, of Tyrone, with whom she resided for many years. In addition to her sister, she is survived by a niece, Karen (Tim) Everhart, of Alexandria; and nephews, Steven (Amy) Ramsey of Tyrone and Nathan (Mollie) of Tyrone. Also surviving are seven great-nieces and great-nephews: Kaleigh Everhart Norris, Seth Everhart, Stephanie and Nicole Ramsey and McKenzie, Tyler and Kaitlin Ramsey; as well as a great-great niece, Savannah Norris. They were the joy of her life.

She was preceded in death by a brother, James H. Dawson Jr. on Dec. 25, 2003.

Judy was a graduate of Tyrone Area High School, Class of 1965. For many years, she was employed as a bookkeeper for Rupert Chevrolet and then for Nelson Chevrolet Olds of Tyrone. After retirement, she worked part-time at Shoe Fly Shoes in Tyrone, and was very active in work at her church, Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist, Tyrone.

Judy enjoyed spending time with her family and friends serving others and being a friend to all. She had a wonderful close friend (Pam) and she will be sadly missed by her family and all of those who knew and loved her.

Friends and family will be received from 10 until the 11 a.m. service Friday May 14, 2021, at Richard H. Searer Funeral Home Inc., with Pastor Eric Shafer officiating.

Interment will be at Blair Memorial Park, Altoona.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be sent in Judy’s memory to Church of the Good Shepherd United Methodist, 1650 Clay Ave., Tyrone, PA 16686.