Poinsettia E. Dawson, 95, of Yakima died Monday at Apple Creek Assisted Living. Mrs. Dawson was born in Seattle and later moved to Pullman. She retired after teaching for 24 years in the Sunnyside, Thorp, Granger and Ellensburg school districts.

Survivors include three children, Larry Dawson of Everett, David Dawson of Aberdeen and Rebecca Briere of Yakima; six grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren.

A memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Feb. 23 at First Presbyterian Church in Ellensburg. Arrangements are by Brookside Funeral Home and Crematory, Yakima.