Dawn was born March 16, 1965 in Florence, Oregon to Daley Center and Deloris Robison. She was raised in Christie and Proctor, Oklahoma, where she would spend the majority of her life. She was a member of Proctor Baptist Church and in her youth a member of the Proctor Community Children's Choir. She loved barrel-racing and traveled to Japan in her teens and maintained a love for country life and road trips throughout her life. Over her lifetime she proved it was possible to always live and love to the fullest. She was known for, and will be forever loved by, the many children she assisted in raising and caring for. She had a very special place in her heart for her many beloved dogs and horses.
Left to cherish her memory are one daughter, Kaycee Mason and husband Christopher of Siloam Springs, AR; one son, Aubrey H. Johnson III of Christie; Miss Kitty; mother, Deloris Trapp and husband Louis of Briggs; father, Daley Center of Tulsa; two brothers, James Center and wife Kesha of Tulsa, Robbie Patterson of Westville; one sister, Jamie Blessman and husband Ernie of Westville, Oklahoma; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, four nieces and four nephews.
She was preceded in death by her favorite child, Deuce; her maternal and paternal grandparents, and her granddaughter, Acadia Mason.