Goldsboro - The Management and Staff of Serenity Memorial Funeral Home extend its sincerest condolences to the family of Mrs. Annie Doris Reid Dawson 72, who transitioned on Thursday, October 22, 2020 at her residence.
Annie Doris Reid Dawson, lovingly known as "AD," was born April 2, 1948, to the late Johnnie Lee Reid and Agnes Sherard Reid. She departed this life to eternal rest at her residence on Thursday, October 22, 2020.
A spiritual connection was established in her childhood, wherein she attended Eastern Chapel Missionary Baptist Church and sang in the choir. Later in life, Annie Doris accepted Christ as her Lord and Savior.
Annie Doris graduated from Dillard High School with the Class of 1966. She retired from Goldsboro City Schools, where she provided service to this community's children as a food service worker. She met no strangers, treated everyone kindly, and was loved by all. She enjoyed sitting on the porch, talking with family and friends.
Annie Doris was preceded in death by her parents, two siblings, Sim David White and Leora Reid Swann.
She leaves to cherish her memory two sons, Rico Dawson (Renita) of Goldsboro, NC and Charles "Pooh Bear" Dawson (Queliya) of Spanaway, Washington; two brothers, James Reid of Baltimore, MD and Larry Reid (Edna) of Goldsboro, NC; one sister, Diane Reid George of Goldsboro, NC, one sister-in-law, (Geraldine White) of Fayetteville, NC; one aunt, Lillie Mae Reid of Goldsboro, NC; one uncle Lonnie Russell; four grandchildren; Kahlil, Rico Jr., Jasani, and Kavon; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and extended family members who will cherish her memory.
Services of Love & Compassionate Care have been entrusted to Serenity Memorial Funeral Home & Cremations, LLC.