Mrs. Wilder was born July 9, 1947 in Youngstown, Ohio a daughter of Percy and Virginia Grissett Lawrence. She was a cook for Cleveland Clinic, was a member of the NAACP and volunteered at the Rescue Mission. She leaves her children, Michael (Stacy), John and Alexandria Dawson and Castle (James) Jones; siblings, Diane Lawrence and Edward Peterson; 21 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and a host of other relatives and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Randall Dawson, Sr., who passed away October of 1996 and grandchildren, Alexander and Amos Dawson.
Friends may call from 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. on Friday, August 23, 2019 at the funeral home prior to the service.