Dawn Futrell has been an Assistant Commonwealth's Attorney for Henry County since 1997. She is originally from Chesapeake, Virginia and graduated from Virginia Wesleyan College in 1988 with a BA in Political Science. She graduated from Duke University School of Law in 1991. Her husband, Bruce Updyke, is a Methodist minister and she has one stepdaughter, Melody, who lives in Cary, NC.
When she's away from the office her interests are sports, church, and travel.