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Lora Mae Valdawn "Dawn" Anderson

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Lora Mae Valdawn "Dawn" Anderson, 80, of Augusta, KS, passed away of leukemia on Monday, September 18, 2017 in Wichita, KS. Visitation 1:00 - 8:00 pm with family present from 6:00 - 8:00 pm on Wednesday, September 20, 2017, at Headley Funeral Chapel. Service 2:00 pm Thursday, September 21, 2017, at First Christian Church, Augusta, KS. Burial will follow at Elmwood Cemetery Augusta. Dawn was born in Browntown, Butler County, Kansas on February 14, 1937, to the late Lora Mae (Elliott) and Alfred  Newton Pennington. Dawn was a homemaker. She enjoyed quilting and was a member of the Piecemakers quilting group.  Dawn's greatest joy was her family and she enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and great grandchildren.  On August 20, 1954 she married, John Mitchell, who preceded her in death on November 8, 1976. On October 8, 1982 she married Dale William  Anderson, M.D. in Wichita, KS. He preceded her in death on August 25, 2007.  She was also preceded in death by: brother, Dick Pennington; sisters Durene Butler and Dorinda Pennington; son in law, Kyle Lockamy; step son, Paul Anderson.  She is survived by: son, Cameron  Mitchell and wife Karen of Augusta, KS; daughters, Sheree Preston and husband Lance of Cedar Hill, TX, Karrie Lockamy  of Augusta, KS; Jyneen Martin and husband Mike of Augusta, KS, Jynette Baxter and husband David of Augusta, KS; step daughters, Jody  Anderson of Houston, TX, Sherry Ann  Morris and husband Roger of Haysville, KS, Marianne Morrow, and husband Chris of Wichita, KS, Michelle Madison, and husband Wayne, Jr., of Wichita, KS, Renae Anderson and husband Terry of Wichita, KS, Lisa Jaqua and husband Gary of Acworth, GA; brother, Dennis Pennington of Udall, KS, Kim Pennington and wife Karen of Lancaster, TX, Dana Pennington and wife Anne of Johnson City, SD; sister, Deanna McClellan of Augusta, KS; 24 grandchildren; 25 great grandchildren. Memorial donations to Hope Community Church, 1831 E 21st St, Andover, KS 67002 or Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, 300 N. Main Suite 300 Wichita, Kansas 67202.