Deaths Death Notices
DAWSON, Alyce Frances "Bay"
DAWSON - Alyce Frances "Bay" Age 80, a resident of Birmingham, AL,
died June 8, 2016. Born to the late Henry and Frances (Foreman) Dawson in Hale County, AL on October 19, 1935, she was the oldest daughter of their nine children. Alyce was raised in Tuscaloosa, AL and after graduating from Tuskegee University, with her
Bachelor's Degree, she moved to Buffalo, NY. She lived in Buffalo for more than 30 years, working as a reading specialist for the Buffalo City School System. Once retired, she moved to Hixson, TN and then Palm Coast, FL. She filled her days sewing, BINGO, visiting family and friends, and traveling. Alyce moved back to Alabama
in 2006 and settled in Birmingham. She was preceded in death by her parents, five brothers, and two sisters. Leaving to cherish her memories are her brother, Lonnie Dawson; two sisters, Mattie Lawson and Delois Dawson; one sister-in-law, Rebecca Dawson; 11 nephews, 16 nieces and
countless greats. Alyce was not only
the matriarch of the family who provided guidance and love, but she also
touched the lives of numerous friends.
A memorial service will be held on July
3, 2016 at the Greater Beards Chapel
AME Church in Tuscaloosa, AL at 2:00
PM. Immediately following the service
will be a "family and friends gathering"
at the Jaycee Fairgrounds.