Mrs. Jessie Marie Dawkins, 99, of 203 Serene Drive, Gaffney, passed away Saturday, January 09, 2021, in her home.
Widow of L.D. Dawkins, Sr., she was born in Gastonia, NC and was a daughter of the late Vollie and Bessie Tate.
She was a member of New Mount Zion Baptist Church and attended Indian Hill Baptist Church.
Mrs. Dawkins was preceded in death by her parents, husband, two daughters, Julia Rodgers and Linda Holmes; 3 grandchildren; sons-in-law, Clyde Jones, Orban Jefferies, Victor Black, and Eddie Lee Holmes; daughter-in -law, Vordia Dawkins; 3 grandchildren.
She leaves to cherish loving memories: 6 daughters, Etta Ree Jones, Jessie Mae Manning (W.C.), Rev. Mary Jefferies, Pamela Black, Sheila Dawkins, and Linda Norris Williams (Lloyd); sons, Rev. L.D. Dawkins, Jr. (Bernice) and James Robinson, all of Gaffney; brother, Winford Roseboro; sisters, Patricia Anderson, Doris Ann Haynes, Pauline Hopper, Anna White, all of North Carolina; 20 grandchildren; 92 great-grandchildren; 74 great-great grandchildren; 1 great-great great grandchild; other relatives and friends.
A Graveside Service will be held Wednesday, 2:00 p.m., in Oakland Cemetery with Rev. Debra Williamson officiating.