Obituaries

Joseph Settle
B: 1942-10-01
D: 2020-09-20
View Details
Settle, Joseph
Doris Ball
B: 1924-08-28
D: 2020-09-19
View Details
Ball, Doris
Robert McKenney
B: 1949-07-12
D: 2020-09-17
View Details
McKenney, Robert
Helen Smith
B: 1938-09-24
D: 2020-09-14
View Details
Smith, Helen
George Smoot
B: 1934-04-12
D: 2020-09-13
View Details
Smoot, George
Susanne Keener-Lion
B: 1959-12-25
D: 2020-09-11
View Details
Keener-Lion, Susanne
Jessica Cruise
B: 1983-06-21
D: 2020-09-07
View Details
Cruise, Jessica
Christina Barclay
B: 1932-12-22
D: 2020-09-06
View Details
Barclay, Christina
Charles Gibbs
B: 1931-05-31
D: 2020-09-02
View Details
Gibbs, Charles
Rosalind Spratley
B: 1942-03-07
D: 2020-08-31
View Details
Spratley, Rosalind
Donald Matthews
B: 1943-04-13
D: 2020-08-29
View Details
Matthews, Donald
Milton Loving
B: 1948-02-22
D: 2020-08-29
View Details
Loving, Milton
Bernice Gaskins
B: 1926-10-24
D: 2020-08-28
View Details
Gaskins, Bernice
Christopher Ambrose
B: 1971-01-09
D: 2020-08-27
View Details
Ambrose, Christopher
Doris Sadler
B: 1947-09-15
D: 2020-08-27
View Details
Sadler, Doris
Stephen Robey
B: 1959-12-01
D: 2020-08-26
View Details
Robey, Stephen
Mary Smith
B: 1930-11-14
D: 2020-08-21
View Details
Smith, Mary
William Toone
B: 1934-07-23
D: 2020-08-18
View Details
Toone, William
Joyce Grigsby
B: 1929-09-12
D: 2020-08-07
View Details
Grigsby, Joyce
Angelia Clarke
B: 1976-06-05
D: 2020-08-04
View Details
Clarke, Angelia
John Dodson
B: 1940-08-23
D: 2020-08-03
View Details
Dodson, John

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
10300 Richmond Road
Warsaw, VA 22572
Phone: 804-333-3770
Fax: 804-333-0079
Jane Dawson

Jane Melton Dawson (Melton)

Friday, February 12th, 1937 - Sunday, April 19th, 2020
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of Jane Dawson, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been submitted for approval. There may be a delay before posting.

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of Jane Dawson

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

Jane's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

Jane's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

Jane Melton Dawson, 83, of Callao departed her Earthly life on Sunday, April 19, 2020 at the home she shared with her beloved husband of 62 years, John F. Dawson. The daughter of the late Horace Edward Melton and Lena Moon Melton, Jane was a retired Nurse and a faithful member of Henderson United Methodist Church. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Jane was born in Fork Union, Virginia in 1937 and left home to attend the Johnston-Willis Hospital School of Nursing in Richmond, Virginia. It was there that she met the dashing young policeman who would become her husband. She and Jack settled near his childhood home in Callao where they raised their family while Jane continued to excel professionally. She worked as a registered nurse for Dr. James Motley Booker for 28 years, and other local doctors. She continued her nursing career at Riverside Tappahannock Hospital where she passionately cared for geriatric patients and served as Nursing Manager.

Jane selflessly cared for her family and those close to her. Left behind to cherish her memory is her devoted husband Jack; and her dear children: Johnney Dawson (Brenda), Robert Dawson, Teresa Fairly (Keith), and Beverly Korff (Pete). She is also survived by her adoring grandchildren: Crystal Dawson (Brad), Michael Dawson, Robbie Dawson, Jackie Dawson, Jessica Fairly, and Chalin Fairly (Caroline) as well as her great-grandchildren: Kendal, Dane and Cayden. Also surviving are her sisters-in-law Karen Melton, Marguerite Melton and Marjorie Tignor. Jane is also survived by Denise Morris (Beau), a beloved family member. Aside from her parents Jane was predeceased by her brothers Horace E. Melton, Jr. and Ray Melton.

A private funeral service will be held at Henderson United Methodist Church and the family will hold a celebration of life for Jane later. A live stream and recorded session of the service will be available via Zoom at the following link on Wednesday, April 22 @ 2pm.

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/3031711433?pwd=NjBoM3kzNkZSKzdxbSt1QmY0eFI3dz09

Meeting ID: 303 171 1433
Password: Jane

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made to honor her love for her church to Henderson U.M.C Fund, P.O. Box 22, Callao, VA 22435 or to honor her valiant battle with breast cancer to the Susan G. Komen for the Cure, Central Virginia Affiliate at 1403 Johnston Willis Drive, Richmond, VA 23235.
Read Less

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Jane Melton Dawson (Melton), please visit our Heartfelt Sympathies Store.

Service Details

  • Interment

    Location
    Henderson United Methodist Church
    Address
    72 Henderson Drive
    CALLAO, VA 22435
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
Services for Mrs. Jane M. Dawson are private. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date. This date will be posted here at that time.

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of Jane here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Mary Jane Spagnolo, Lori Shumate, and other have sent flowers to the family of Jane Melton Dawson (Melton).
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
MS

Mary Jane Spagnolo

Posted at 10:47am
We are sending hugs and prayers to the Dawson and Fairly Family. May your wonderful memories of Jane comfort you during this time. Love The Spagnolos
Flower Image

Mary Jane Spagnolo purchased flowers for the family of Jane Dawson. Send Flowers

GD

Gregory DiLuciano

Posted at 09:37am
Beverly / Family

Terrible news, you are in our thoughts & prayers
Greg / Liz
LS

Lori Shumate

Posted at 09:25am
Beverly and Family, Remember we love and care about you. Sending prayers of healing to you and your family. Love, Lori and Jeff Shumate
Flower Image

Lori Shumate purchased flowers and planted a memorial tree for the family of Jane Dawson. Send Flowers

GD

Greg & Elizabeth DiLuciano

Posted at 08:35am
Beverly / Family - Our thoughts and prayers are with you. We only met her once, she was delightful !
Flower Image

Greg & Elizabeth DiLuciano purchased flowers and planted a memorial tree for the family of Jane Dawson. Send Flowers

HS

Heartfelt Sympathies Store

Posted at 07:03pm
With deepest sympathy,
Flower Image

Flowers were purchased for the family of Jane Dawson. Send Flowers

Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each