Dawn Frost, 74, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Nov. 13, 1946 — Jan. 1, 2021

Dawn Frost, 74, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, formerly of St. Johns, Michigan, passed away Friday, Jan. 1, 2021, at Saint Thomas Rutherford Hospital, Murfreesboro.

Funeral services will be held at Smith Family Funeral Homes — Osgood Chapel, St. Johns, Michigan at 12:30 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 8, 2021, with Pastor Kathy Leydorf-Keck officiating.  Burial will take place at Sowle Cemetery, Essex Township. Visitation will be hosted on Friday from 11 a.m. until the time of the service at the funeral home.

Dawn was born in Lansing, Michigan on Nov. 13, 1946, the daughter of Earl W. and Doris M. (Funnell) King. On Aug. 6, 1965, Dawn married Charles L. Frost in St. Johns, MI.  Charles passed away on Jan. 1, 2013.

Dawn retired from Regions Bank as the president’s secretary. In her retirement, she enjoyed scrapbooking, gardening, crafts and baking. She liked traveling, attending festivals with her friends, watching her grandson play baseball, and spending time with her dogs.  She was a member of the Red Hats Society.

She is survived by her daughter, Angie and Brian Hostetler; grandchildren, Madison and Drew Hostetler; brother, Doug and Christine King; nieces and nephews, Cheryl Miller, Steve and Grace King, Ryan King and Chris King, Brent and Chad Johnson, and Alex Frost; and her uncle, George Secord. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; son, Gregory Frost; and brother, Wayne King.

Memorials contributions may be made to Rutherford County Pet Adoption and Welfare Services (PAWS), 285 John R. Rice Boulevard, Murfreesboro, TN 37129.  Online condolences can be made at smithfamilyfuneralhomes.com. The family is being served by Smith Family Funeral Homes — Osgood Chapel, St. Johns.

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 540,115 cases, 13,865 deaths

Cassopolis

LEE celebrates MLK Day with virtual event

Cass County

Cass County Probate Court urges public to prepare for vaccination of incapacitated family members

Buchanan

Southwest Michigan wineries adapt to continued mandates

Brandywine Education

MEC accepting scholarship applications

Cass County

Bonine House to honor COVID-19 victims with light ceremony

Business

Organizers call Hunter Ice ‘non-festival’ a success

Berrien County

Short notice of MDHHS orders creates hurdle for southwest Michigan restaurants

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Cass County reports new COVID-19 deaths

Berrien County

LMC awards inaugural Spirit of MLK Spotlight honors

Dowagiac

Dowagiac Police Log: Jan. 13-17

Berrien County

Now is the Time” Martin Luther King Jr. celebration week begins at LMC

Dowagiac

SMC trustees give president positive first performance review

News

Niles Police Log: Jan. 7-13

Berrien County

Blossomtime extends pageant season

Berrien County

Niles restaurant receives community support for refusing to close indoor dining

Cass County

Teen dead following US-12 crash

News

PHOTO STORY: Ice sculptures draw visitors to downtown Niles

Dowagiac

Dowagiac resident marks centennial birthday

Berrien County

COVID-19 UPDATE: Michigan reports 533,602 cases, 13,701 deaths

Dowagiac

Woman of color to lead DUS board

Cassopolis

Cassopolis organization to host virtual MLK Jr. Day celebration

Berrien County

Community partners come together for Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Cassopolis

Dr. T.K. Lawless International Dark Sky Park releases 2021 stargazing schedule