John Dawson Hadley

Small Image
John Dawson Hadley

Funeral services for John Dawson Hadley, 98, of Sulphur Springs will be conducted at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 8, 2019 with Rev. Jim Moore and Rev. C. J. Duffy officiating. There will be no formal visitation.

John passed away Monday, June 3, 2019 at CHRISTUS Mother Frances Hospital in Sulphur Springs.

John was born Jan. 1, 1921 in Venus, Texas, the son of John Simeon Hadley and Mary Beatrice Poteet Hadley. He married Dorothy Clara Gary on Aug. 11, 1945 in Dallas, Texas and she preceded him on April 1, 2010. John served in the United States Army during WWII and was a member of the American Legion Post #642. He worked in the laundry and dry cleaning industry for over 20 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church.

John is survived by nieces Belyndia Fisher of Houston, Texas and Michelle Roof of Friendswood, Texas; nephew Shawn Nethery of Midland, Texas; brother-in-law Larry Gary of Terrell, Texas; and his daughters, Wendy and Lari.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Inez Burton, Irene Woodall and Willie Pearl McNeely; and brother, Joe Hadley.

Arrangements are under the direction of West Oaks Funeral Home.