NEWBERRY — Brunell Livingston Dawkins, 89, of Newberry, widow of Herman G. Dawkins, died Wednesday, May 16, 2012, at J.F. Hawkins Nursing Home.
Born on September 8, 1922, in Newberry, she was a daughter of the late George and Lula Martin Livingston. She retired from the Pomaria Elementary School lunchroom and was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church.
Mrs. Dawkins is survived by a son, Herman “Billy” (Tora) Dawkins of Kinard; a daughter, Patricia Anne (Wayne) Long of Pomara; a sister, Elizabeth “Sis” Gilliam of Greenwood; four grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren and six great-great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by a grandson, Jamie W. Dawkins.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 19, 2012, at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church by the Rev. Paul Rogers and Rev. Eddie Bledsoe. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. Visitation will be Friday from 6–8 p.m. at McSwain-Evans Funeral. Memorials may be made to Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2360 Mt. Pleasant Road, Pomaria, SC 29126.
Active pallbearers will be Brock Adams, Michael Brown, George Leopard, Tony Leopard, Tim Stewart and David Wilson III.
McSwain-Evans Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements. A memorial message may be written to the family at www.mcswainevans.com.