Dawn V. Southall

September 19, 1935 ‒ May 21, 2020

Mount Vernon, Ohio

Dawn V. Southall, age 84, of Buckeye Lake, Ohio and formerly of Apple Valley, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at Knox Community Hospital.  She was born on September 19, 1935 in Ferndale, Michigan the daughter of Everett and Helen (Greenaway) Moir.  Dawn previously worked for Wal-Mart in Mount Vernon in the fabrics and crafts department.  She also spent many years as an over the road truck driver with her husband.

Dawn enjoyed crafting, sewing blankets for her children, making dolls and writing poetry.  She currently has the poem “Apache Tears” published.  Dawn was a loving wife, mother and grandmother that will be sadly missed by so many.

She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Ronald Southall; her children, William Foote of Danville, Everett (Tammy) Southall of Mount Vernon and Ronald (Beverly) Foote of Gambier; grandchildren, Tasha (Greg) Short, Amaya, William and Gabriel Foote, Jeremy (Sarah) Becker, Jacob Southall, Chad Hart, Kelsey (Steve Black) Hart and Melisha (Kyle) Warner; great grandchildren, Caleb Short, Jared and Abigail Becker, Quinn Black, Kasen and Madison Warner.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Hissong; a sister, Vivian Havis Douglass and brother, Bruce Moir.

The family will observe a private viewing.  The Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home of Mount Vernon is honored to serve the family of Dawn V. Southall.

Memorial contributions in Dawn’s name may be made to your local Humane Society.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com


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  • God has truly gained an Angel in Heaven !! Ron and Dawn was the nicest and most loving neighbors !!(Apple Valley)… Ever !! Dawn has been such a great part of my family (neighbors) !! Even though we are not related by blood we couldn’t have asked for any better two people to have lived next to us and our family then Ron and Dawn Southall !! Dawn will be so sadly missed !! But their is comfort knowing that Dawn is in Heaven with our al mighty God !! Amen !!

  • Our sincere condolences to the family during this difficult time. Tammy is part of our work family and we know Dawn was and will forever be dear to her heart. We wish Tammy and the entire family lots of love, peace and comfort.

  • So sorry to hear of Aunt Dawn’s passing. Can’t believe it’s been almost 40 years since we were last together. She was such a warm and giving person. The thought of her brings a smile to my face. All of her family and friends are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • God gained a beautiful angel. I’m so sorry about the loss of this truly sweet and amazing lady. I enjoyed working with her at Walmart. She was one of a kind. My sincere condolences and prayers go out to her family and friends. May she Rest In Peace.