Rose Ann Dawkins Smith, 90, of New York City, died Wednesday, in her home.
Widow of Roosevelt Smith, she was born in Cleveland County, NC. She was a daughter of the late Flora Dawkins Watkins and Ashmore Davis.
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She was a member of Shiloh Baptist Church in New York and a former member of Mt. Sinai Baptist Church in Gaffney.
She was preceded in death by: her parents; stepfather, Grady Watkins; son, Clarence Dawkins; siblings, Elizabeth Rodgers, Willie Mae Johnson and Willie Davis.
Surviving are: three sons, Calvin Dawkins (Betty) of Forest City, NC, Grady Dawkins (Wanda) and Johnny Ray Dawkins, all of Gaffney; two daughters, Lucy Littlejohn of Gaffney and I.V. Edwards (Nelson) of New York City; a sister, Minnie Littlejohn of Gaffney; daughter-inlaw, June Dawkins of Brooklyn, NY; 14 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Tuesday, 2 p.m., in Shiloh Baptist Church in New York City.
Courtesy of The Gilmore Mortuary