Dawn Jennings Prescott, 61


Mrs. Dawn Jennings Prescott, 61, of Swainsboro, passed away Friday, March 22, 2024, at her residence. Memorial service was held Tuesday, March 26, at 11 a.m. in the chapel at Deloach-McKerley-Prescott Funeral Home in Waynesboro with Rev. Steve Sirmons officiating. The family received friends Tuesday, March 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. prior to the service at Deloach-McKerley-Prescott Funeral Home.

Mrs. Prescott was born September 9, 1962, in Buford, SC, to the late Walter Thomas Jennings, Sr. and Faye Cowart Jennings. She was a graduate of Herschel V. Jenkins High School in Savannah and Gupton-Jones College of Mortuary Science in Atlanta. Dawn worked in the Pathology Department of Memorial Medical Center prior to entering funeral service and later in the OB/GYN practice of Dr. Stephen Cheng. She began her career in funeral service as an apprentice at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors. During her 30+ year career with Fox & Weeks, Dawn was a licensed Funeral Director, manager of the Pre-Need Department and a location manager. Mrs. Prescott is preceded in death by her parents; brother, Walter Thomas Jennings Jr.; and companion, Robbie Sellars.

Mrs. Prescott is survived by her sons, Andrew Prescott (Renee) of Gray, Louisiana and Stephen Prescott of Savannah; daughter, Bailey Sellars (Justin Hynko) of Brooklet; aunt, Ann Farrar of Swainsboro; six grandchildren; several aunts, uncles and many friends.

Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro was in charge of arrangements.