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Rosetta Littlejohn Dawkins

August 29, 1946 ~ March 16, 2022 (age 75)

Obituary

Gaffney – Rosetta Dawkins age 75of 438 Hetty Hill Street, Gaffney, SC., transitioned from this life on Wednesday, March 16 ,2022 at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Albert Littlejohn and Fannie Shippy Littlejohn. She was a member of Limestone Baptist Church where she served on the usher board. She was a retired nurse and daycare owner. She served as a nurse at Cherokee Memorial Hospital and Brookview Nursing Home for over 30 years combined and the owner of Rosetta’s Day Care for 20 years.

She was a graduate of Gaffney High School and obtained her degree in nursing from USC-Spartanburg. She was preceded in death by her husband; Howard Dawkins, a son; Timothy Dawkins, five brothers; Benjamin Shippy, Woodrow Littlejohn, Issac Taylor, Oliver Howell, William Littlejohn, two sisters; Annie Littlejohn, Rosie Mae Littlejohn.

She leaves to cherish fond memories, a daughter; Diannah Ellis (Willie) of Gaffney, SC., two sons; Harvey Dawkins (Johnnie) of Greer, SC., Brian Dawkins of Gaffney, SC., fifteen grandchildren; Willie Ellis (Sarah), Destinee Hamilton (Bryson), Andre Dawkins, Anton Dey, Luis Dey, Anita Dawkins, Brian Dawkins Jr., Brianna Dawkins, Lovely Allen, Taran Fitzpatrick, Timisha Dawkins, Timothy Dawkins Jr., Zaquoya Dawkins, Timari Dawkins, Emmanuel Dawkins, twenty-five great-grandchildren, five brothers; Tommy Shippy, Daniel Shippy, Michael Shippy, Eugene Littlejohn Albert Littlejohn, six sisters; Maria Rainey, Millie Alamgir, Sharon Shippy, Christine Gaffney, Mary Shippy-Bigby, Georgia Wilson, special friend; Lanza Peek and a host of other relatives and friends.

Funeral Service will be 2:00 pm Thursday, March 24,2022 at Limestone Baptist Church. A thirty-minute visitation prior to the service. Interment will follow at Oakland Cemetery.

The family is receiving friends at the home of her son; Brian Dawkins, 515 Hetty Hill Street, Gaffney, SC.

Genesis Funeral Cremation Service & Chapel INC. is serving the family.

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Services

Visitation
Thursday
March 24, 2022

1:30 PM to 2:00 PM
Limestone Baptist Church Gaffney
807 South Johnson Street
Gaffney, SC 29340

Funeral Service
Thursday
March 24, 2022

2:00 PM
Limestone Baptist Church Gaffney
807 South Johnson Street
Gaffney, SC 29340

Interment
Thursday
March 24, 2022

3:30 PM
Oakland Cemetery Gaffney
714 College Dr
Gaffney, SC 29340

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