Dawn Marie Connett Taunton

Dawn Marie Connett Taunton, age 83, passed away peacefully Friday Sept. 24, 2021, at NHC Lewisburg, Tenn.

Dawn was born Nov. 11, 1937 in Muskegon, Mich., to the late William Matthew Connett and Violet Estelle Culver Connett. She was a member of First Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Lewisburg. She will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother who loved and cherished her family. She will be missed by all who knew her.

Survivors include her daughters, Debra Marie (Earl) Hileman of Lewisburg, Tenn. and Rebecca Lynn Frase of Owosso, Mich.; grandchildren, Arren Ward (Heather) Hileman and Steven Earl (Katrina) Hileman; and great-grandchildren, Hannen Hileman, Heath Hileman, Hallee Hileman, and Lydia Hileman.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Cecil Ward Taunton; and her sisters, Barb Richardson, Bonnie Griffin, and Sharon Evans.

A graveside service was conducted on Saturday, Oct, 2, at Southview Cemetery in Thomaston.

You may sign the online guest book and share your own special thoughts with Mrs. Tauton’s family by visiting the Coggins Funeral Home website at cogginsfuneralhome.com. Coggins Funeral Home in Thomaston had the privilege of being entrusted with arrangements.

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