Virginia Mae "Dawson" Holle, 85, of Pierce City, MO, passed away Monday, October 12, 2009, at Cox Medical Center South in Springfield, MO.
Mrs. Holle was born June 4, 1924 in Monett, the daughter of George O. and Ruth Johnson Dawson. She was a homemaker, a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt, Dorcas Ladies Aid of the church, and Freistatt Friendship Club. She enjoyed painting and was a 1942 graduate of Monett High School.
She married Walter William Holle on December 22, 1946, in Freistatt, MO, and he preceded her in death July 8, 1993.
Survivors include: one son, Edward C. Holle and wife, Sue, of Joplin, MO; two daughters: Debbie Porter and husband, Tom, of Pierce City, MO, and Mary Graves and husband, Steve, of Monett, MO; one brother: Donald Dawson, of Springfield, MO; three sisters-in-law: Ella Kleiboeker, of Pierce City, MO, Earlene Holle, of Monett, MO, and Mary Jean Dawson, of Anacortes, WA; seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by one brother: Vernon Dawson.
Services will be held at 10:30 a.m. October 15, 2009 at Trinity Lutheran Church in Freistatt with Pastor Ryan Buchmueller officiating. Interment will be in Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery, Freistatt, MO.
Visitation will be from 7 o 8:30 p.m. Wednesday at Buchanan Funeral Home in Monett.
Memorials may be made to Trinity Lutheran Radio Broadcast.
Arrangements are under the personal care and direction of Buchanan Funeral Home, Monett, MO.