Amy Ann Cox-Dawson, 43, of Dixon, passed away Monday, August 5, 2019, after battling an illness for nine years, at her home surround by her family. She was a wonderful homemaker who loved to decorate, but her passion was to care for her three children.
Amy was born, January 10, 1976, in Dixon, IL, the daughter of William and Doloris (Bowerman) Cox. She married Joshua Dawson on May 14, 1994, in Dixon, IL. Amy enjoyed traveling, hiking and camping outdoors with family. She loved to read, make wise cracks (jokes) and all animals, especially cats.
She is survived by her husband Joshua M. Dawson; two sons, Zachary M. Dawson, Joshua M. Dawson, Jr.; one daughter, Megan R. Dawson all of Dixon; two sisters, Tracy Kanzler, Cindy Frey both of Dixon; one brother, William J. Cox of Byron; two brother-in-laws, Jarrod (Denise) Dawson of Niangua, MO, Paul (Brock) Heppel of Sterling; two sister-in-laws, Angela Dawson of Byron, Tina (DJ) Williamson of Rock Falls; niece, CJ Frey, nephew, Justin Kanzler and many extended nieces and nephew. She’s also survived and loved dearly by her aunt and uncles; Robert (Lova), Floyd, Beverly, Barbara, Donald (Lil), Dale (Roxanne), Bernadine (Clark), Darryl, David, and Douglas.
Amy was preceded in death by her paternal grandparents, John (Elise) Cox; maternal grandparents, Pearl (Edward) Bowerman.
Visitation will be from 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm, Monday, August 12, 2019, at the Preston-Schilling Funeral Home followed by Words of Remembrance starting at 7:00 pm. Cremation rites will be accorded.
A memorial has been established.
Arrangements were completed by Preston-Schilling Funeral Home in Dixon.