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Daphne Dawson Dies at 49

Daphne DawsonDaphne Dawson of St. Thomas died on Thursday, Jan. 12, in Philadelphia, Penn. She was 49 years old.

Daphne is survived by her mother, Rita Dawson; father, Freeman Dawson; sister, Jacquel Dawson; brothers: Godfrey Dawson, Derrick Dawson and Kareem Dawson Sr.; aunts: Florence Blackman, Angela Pina, Janet Smith and Luanna Dawson Barnes; uncles: Lawrence Murraine, Louie Lima and Frank Dawson; aunt-in-law, Melissa Murraine; uncle-in-law, Basil Smith; and nieces: Chanel Dawson Williams, Doriska Dawson Foreman, Lateefah Dawson and Kailah Dawson.

She is also survived nephews: Kushi Henry and Kareem Dawson Jr.; great nieces: Chavon Williams and Chloe Foreman; great nephews: Jayair Henry, Alonzo Williams III, Christian Foreman, Caleb Foreman; special friends: Clifton and Sharon Boyd, Roshell Steans, Raynette Cameron and Debbie Forbes; special godmother, Daphne Hughes Snipes; special godfather, Terrance Holland; as well as other family members and friends too numerous to mention.

Relatives and friends are respectively invited to attend the first viewing on Friday, Jan. 27, at Celestial Chapel, Hurley Funeral Home. The second viewing will be held from 8-9 a.m., on Saturday, Jan. 28, at Celestial Chapel, Hurley Funeral Home. The service will take place at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 28, at All Saints Cathedral. Interment will follow at Eastern Cemetery.

Arrangements under the care of Hurley Funeral Home and Cremation Center of St. Thomas, St. John, St. Croix and Tortola.

For directions and online condolences, please visit us at www.hurleydavisfuneral home.com

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