Dawn Rank

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Dawn C. Rank, 73, of Jefferson City, died Thursday, May 6, 2010, at her home.
She went to be with her Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ surrounded by her family. She was born November 5, 1936, in Covington, Virginia, a daughter of Jack Berkley and Edith May (Shiflet) Clements. Dawn was a 1954 graduate of Covington High School in Covington, Virginia, and in 1956 earned an Associate's Degree from Radford College in Radford, Virginia. Dawn was a Dental Assistant in Virginia, and was a past president of the Virginia Dental Assistant's Association. After moving to Missouri, Dawn worked in accounting at Jefferson City High School from 1984 to 1994. She worked for the Missouri State Legislature from 1994 until she retired in 1998 to care for her aged mother. She was a member of the Fairgrounds Road Church of Christ in Jefferson City.
On April 12, 1980, Dawn was united in marriage in Jefferson City to Gilbert Rank, who survives at their home. Other survivors include two sons: George Thomas Keesee (Karen) of Salem, Virginia, and David Ray Keesee of St. Louis; two step-sons: Andrew William Rank (Billie) of Jefferson City, and Jeffrey Alan Rank (Brandie) of Lohman; three step-daughters: Valerie Ann Hawley (John) of Jefferson City, Michelle Renee Smith (Michael) of Russellville, and Jennifer Lynn May (Thomas) of Jefferson City; three brothers: Jack Clements (Lucy) of Calmeval, North Dakota, James Clements (Linda) of Claremont, North Carolina, and John Clements (Montra) of Roanoke, Virginia; 12 grandchildren and three great- grandchildren.
Private burial will be held later. Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Fairgrounds Road Church of Christ. Arrangements are under the direction of HOUSER-MILLARD Funeral Directors, 2613 W. Main St., (573) 636-3838. Condolences may be left for the family online at

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