GREAT FALLS -- Lena Knight Dawkins, wife of Simeon Dawkins, of 22 Argonne St., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2008, at White Oak Manor in Lancaster.
Graveside funeral services will be 11 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2008, at Greenlawn Cemetery, with the Rev. Greg Batchelor officiating.
Born Sept. 16, 1924 in Great Falls, Mrs. Dawkins was a daughter of the late James Knight and Blanche Love Knight. She was a 1941 graduate of Great Falls High School and was retired from J.P. Stevens Company. Mrs. Dawkins was a member of First Baptist Church of Great Falls, where she was formerly a member of the choir.
Surviving are her husband, Simeon A. Dawkins; one son, Larry Dawkins; one daughter, Marsha D. Brooks and husband, Ralph of Great Falls; grandchildren, Hal and Todd Brooks and Kathy D. Wright; one great-grandson, Austin Hinson; and one sister, Edna K. Day of Great Falls.
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Memorials may be made to First Baptist Church, 606 Dearborn St., Great Falls, SC 29055.
The family will receive friends from 10 until 10:45 a.m. today at Dantzler-Baker Funeral Home.