May 18, 1958 - November 18, 2020
Vicki Denise Dawdy (Burks) of Franklin, IL passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Vicki was born May 18, 1958 in Miami Florida, The first of 3 Children to Richard and Marjorie Burks (Pederson). Vicki attended South Miami Heights grade school, Mays Junior High South Miami, Killian High in South Miami, before moving to Posey County Indiana in 1974. There she graduated from North Posey High School in 1976. Vicki worked at Anchor Industries, Target in Evansville, IN and Marion, IL prior to becoming disabled due to injuries while working Asset Protection for Target. While growing up she enjoyed softball and outdoor activities. Vicki was also a majorette in the marching band with Mays Junior High, where she participated in the multiple parades in the late 60's and early 70's, including marching in the Orange Bowl Parade. Later in life, Vicki's love for the outdoors continued. She loved camping and traveling with her husband J.D. Her favorite spots were Gatlinburg,TN and Gulf Shores, AL. In addition, she loved crafting, holiday decorating, and scrapbooking. The biggest love in Vicki's life was being with her family. She has 3 sons, 2 daughters-in-law, 4 granddaughters and 1 great granddaughter soon to arrive. Spending time with her children, grandchildren and future great granddaughter was the greatest joy in her life. Surviving are her husband, James Dean Dawdy, of Franklin, IL; brother, Richard Burks (wife, Tracy Burks), of New Harmony, IN; brother-in-Law, Kenny Molinet of Evansville, IN; son, Thomas Koss, of Jacksonville, IL; son, Jeremy Koss (wife, Amanda Koss), of Summertown, TN; son, Christopher Koss (wife, Deonna Koss), of Summertown, TN; granddaughters, Adrianna Koss (partner, Alex Stouder), Kelsey Koss, Ella Hall, Cinsley Koss; and great granddaughter, Leighton Jean Stouder. She was preceded in death by her father, Richard Burks (March 30, 2007); mother, Marjorie Burks (August 2, 1998); and sister, Lori Molinet (April 18, 2016). A gathering will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, November 28, 2020 at Ziemer Funeral Home North Chapel, 6300 North First Avenue, Evansville, IN 47710. A Celebration of Life will begin at 1:00 p.m. The Celebration of Life will be livestreamed on the Ziemer Funeral Home and Cremation Services’ Facebook page 20 minutes prior to service time. An inurnment will follow at Memorial Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 6500 Technology Center Dr., Ste. 100, Zionsville, IN 46077. Condolences may be made online at www.ziemerfuneralhome.com.
Vicki Denise Dawdy (Burks) of Franklin, IL passed away Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2020 at the University of Chicago Medical Center. Vicki was born May 18, 1958 in Miami Florida, The first of 3 Children to Richard and Marjorie Burks (Pederson). Vicki... View Obituary & Service Information
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