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Telesa Ann Dawe Trimble

A celebration of life service for Telesa Ann Dawe Trimble, 80, Willow Springs, Missouri, will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, August 27, 2022 at Westside Family Life Center, Willow Springs, Missouri.


Mrs. Trimble passed away at 9:00 a.m., Monday, August 22, 2022, at Willow Care Nursing Home.


She was born July 3, 1942, at Thayer, Missouri, to Thomas Dawe Sr. and Maude Ann Naismith Dawe.  Telesa enjoyed fishing, the outdoors, and cooking; she would travel anywhere for a good steak.  She loved her family, her granddaughters and her many “adopted” kids and would do anything for them.  She also loved to tease people.  Mrs. Trimble was a member of the First Baptist Church at Mammoth Spring, Arkansas.


She is survived by two children, Christe Caldwell and husband, Shannon, Willow Springs, Missouri and Kem Trimble, Thayer, Missouri; one granddaughter, Megan Coontz and husband, Travis; one great-granddaughter, Kennedy Koontz; and several nieces and nephews.


Her parents and one brother Tom Dawe Jr. and his wife, Bonnie, preceded her in death.


Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society and may be left at or mailed to Robertson-Drago Funeral Home, 211 West Main, West Plains, MO  65775. Online condolences may be expressed at