Dorothy Hawkins PDF Print E-mail

Dorothy Mae Waters Hawkins, 90, of Newberry, died Monday, November 20, 2017, at Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

Born on June 4, 1927, in Saluda County, she was a daughter of the late Ben and Lillie Hawkins Waters. Mrs. Hawkins was retired from Old School Manufacturing. She was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church, a member of the Ebenezer Ladies Club and a former Sunday School teacher.

She is survived by her husband of 70 years, Thomas Edward Hawkins; a son, Wayne (Melma) Hawkins of Ninety Six; daughters, Marie (Jerry) Cohen of Newberry and Connie Summer of Columbia; sisters, Betty Schumpert and Frances Connelly both of Newberry; brothers, Frank Waters of Greenwood and Earl Waters and James Waters both of Newberry; six grandchildren, fourteen great-grandchildren and a great-great-granddaughter. Mrs. Hawkins was predeceased by a sister, Bennie Lou Shealy.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 pm Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at the McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Jimmy Counts. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Wednesday from 12:30 – 1:30 pm at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home. The family will be at her residence. Memorials may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church, 1254 Glenn Street, Ext., Newberry, SC 29108 or the Newberry County Memorial Hospital Foundation, PO Box 497, Newberry, SC 29108.

Pallbearers will be Michael Cohen, Daniel Summer, Jeff Bickley, Caleb Bickley, Colby Bickley, Jacob Wilburn and Matt Furlong.

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#23 Jean Counts 2017-11-27 19:02
Sending sympathy and prayers to all.
#22 Linda hendrix 2017-11-25 07:58
So sorry for your loss! Cherish the love and wonderful memories.
#21 Sandy Bailey 2017-11-22 19:47
Connie, Marie, Wayne and Mr. Hawkins, you all are in my thoughts and prayers. I know that words can not express the way you feel but please know that your Mom /Wife is in a better place. Love ya
#20 Billy & Edith Morris 2017-11-22 18:56
Marie and families,
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of your Mom Remember all the sweet memories and that helps the grief.
Billy 7 Edith Morris
#19 Polly Turner& Family 2017-11-22 12:25
Wayne, Melma and Family, so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Cherish the many memories you have of your Mother.
#18 Amy Black 2017-11-21 19:22
God's peace be with you all!
#17 Susan Hawkins Brown 2017-11-21 17:03
So sorry to hear about Dorothy. Our prayers and thoughts are with each of you. May God hold you close to Himself. Susan Hawkins Brown
#16 Nancy Pitts 2017-11-21 14:28
Connie and family, We are so sorry to hear of your loss. We'll pray that God will help you through this. In our thoughts and prayers, Nancy and Tony Pitts
#15 Mike & Donna Hall 2017-11-21 14:08
Marie & Connie & famly
Please accept our deepest sympathy.90 years old what a blessing from God!!
We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers.

Mike & Donna Hall
#14 Donna Griffin 2017-11-21 11:57
Marie and family, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Rusty and Donna
#13 Devonna Summer 2017-11-21 09:06
We are so sorry for your loss. Prayers to all. Ronnie & Devonna Summer
#12 Annette Kyzer 2017-11-21 08:46
May memories of your beloved Mother get you all through
these sad days....Wirh sympathy and prayers...
God Bless all.
#11 Jim and Patsy Parks 2017-11-21 08:06
Marie and family, we are sorry to hear of your loss. May God encircle you with His love, peace and comfort. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you in the coming days and weeks.
Jim and Patsy
#10 Patt Bobb 2017-11-21 06:46
So sorry to see this on Fb,praying for all of you and sending our love Patty and Eddie Bobb
#9 Anna Hope 2017-11-21 05:19
Marie and Wayne, I am so sorry to hear about your mom. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
#8 Henry&Judy Longshore 2017-11-20 22:04
Wayne,Marie,and families, we are so sorry for your loss. May God give you comfort in this time of need.
#7 Butch & Tricia Price 2017-11-20 20:12
Marie and Family we are so very sorry for your loss. Please know that our prayers are with each of you.
#6 Edith Hite 2017-11-20 19:42
Marie and family. Carlton and I are so sorry to hear of your loved one's death. Marie, I didn't know her personally but she had to have been a dear person to have raised such a lovely daughter as yourself. May God's peace be with you all.
#5 The Alexanders 2017-11-20 19:33
Marie and family. We have been praying for a peaceful passing for your mom. Now we pray that the knowledge that she is with Jesus will comfort all of you. God bless each of you, especially your dad, as you mourn your loss.
#4 Brenda Smith 2017-11-20 19:13
Marie and family, I am sorry to learn of your mother’s death. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God give you comfort and peace. Brenda Smith
#3 James & Elaine 2017-11-20 17:30
Wayne, Marie,and Connie
So sorry to hear about Aunt Dorothy. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Love you
#2 Donna Dowd 2017-11-20 16:22
Marie & family I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I will keep you in my prayers. Donna & Danny
#1 Judy & Maxie Bailey 2017-11-20 15:55
Marie, Jerry & family, We are so sorry to hear of the loss of Marie's mother. We will keep all of you in our thoughts and prayers. Judy & Mac