Dawn was born Aug. 28, 1967, in Middleton, Ohio. She grew up in St. Marys from age 6 to age 29 when she got married.
She was preceded in death by her stepfather, Larry Murphy; grandmother, Edna Marie McKoy; and uncle, John Reese.
She enjoyed working at Drew Park. She never met a stranger, had many friends and a smile for everyone.
She will be sadly missed by her husband of 17 years, Joe Beals; mother, Judy Murphy; sister, Leigh Ann Weston (Barry); brother, Tommy Schuman; nephews, Justin, Evan, Edward and Cameron; nieces, Kaley and Kristina; stepbrothers, Brian, Kevin and Karl; stepsister, Pam; and numerous other relatives and friends.
A funeral service was held Thursday, March 27, 2014, at Cedar Bay Funeral Home, officiated by Brother Eston Rewis. Interment was at Chapel Hills Memory Gardens in Jacksonville.