- [S86] McCammon-Ammons-Click Funeral Home, (http://www.mccammonammonsclick.com/), 3 Jan 2007.
Vern Isaac Best obituary
- [S1] U. S. Social Security Death Index, 410-42-0872.
Issued in Tennessee, residing Cowan Heights, Orange County, California
- [S27] The Daily Times, http://www.thedailytimes.com/, (Blount County, Tennessee), 25 Mar 2005.
Edith M. Best Dawson, age 88 of Santa Ana, CA died on Monday, March 21, 2005 at Western Medical Center. Preceded in death by parents, Coy and Cora Best; husband, Orris E. Dawson; daughter Dona I. Blankenship; brothers, Truman Best, Edgar Best, Fred Best, Claude Best, and Lawrence Best; and sister, Mary Coning.
Survived by son and daughter-in-law, Robert and Bette Dawson of Santa Ana, CA; daughter and son-in-law, Nola and Russell Collins of Maryville, TN; grandchildren include Kasey (Ed) Heethuis of Menifee, CA; Valerie Dawson of Santa Ana, CA; Shana (Mike) Murphy of Texas; and Angela Collins, Carolyn (Randall) Dixon, and Christine Collins, all of Maryville, TN; great-grandchildren include Brandon, Brooke, and Bailey Heethuis; Leanne, Jessica, and (baby-to-be) James Murphy; and Madison and Collin Dixon. Also survived by brothers and sisters-in-law, Burl and Mamie Sue Best; Vern and Mildred Best; and Jeanette Best all of Maryville, TN.
Funeral services will be at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, March 25, 2005 at Fairhaven Memorial Cemetery in Santa Ana, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be directed to St. Joseph Hospice.