Dorothy Hawkins

Spartanburg – Dorothy Tew White Hawkins, 97,  widow of Clyde W. “Flip” Hawkins, died at her home on October 5, 2018. She was a daughter of the late H. Bernard and Winnie Hames White.

“Mama Dot” as she was affectionately called was a life long member of Glendale Methodist Church until it closed and was a current member of Ben Avon United Methodist Church.  She was a graduate of Spartanburg High School, Class of 1939.  She was retired after twenty one years from the Spartanburg County Auditors’ Office. She was an avid sports fan, especially baseball.

Mrs. Hawkins was the last surviving member of her immediate family. She was pre-deceased by her parents, a daughter, Tew E. Blackwood,  a brother, W. Joseph “Billy" White, and a sister, Gladys White Rothrock.

Surviving are a daughter, Luanne Hawkins Bridges (Jerry) of Spartanburg, son-in-law, John Blackwood (Betty) of Spartanburg,  six grandchildren, Robby Blackwood (Sherry), Sandy B. Green (Shawn Long), Jeff Blackwood (Angel), Londyn B. Batchler (Dustin), Christi R. Atkins (Kevin), Patrice R. Robson (Brian), and fifteen great-grandchildren, Charity Noriega (Richard),  Isaiah Blackwood, Christian Chavis, Aidan Long, Andrew Green, Ashley Loftis, Adanna Blackwood, Tyler Blackwood, Graham Blackwood, Eason Atkins, Banks Atkins, Millie Atkins, Morgan Robson, Mallory Robson,  and Scarlett Batchler.

Graveside service will be held at 4 P.M. on Sunday, October 7, 2018 at Greenlawn Memorial Gardens with Rev. Larry Hyder and Rev. Jones Brewer officiating.

The family is at her home and will receive friends immediately following the service at the cemetery. In Lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Mobile Meals, 419 E. Main St. Spartanburg SC 29302, Agape Hospice Spartanburg, 516 E. Main St. Spartanburg, SC 29302, or to the charity of one’s choice. The family would love to give a special thank you to all family and friends who have visited and or helped, especially Rosie, Betty, Camillia, Lucy Lisa, and The Agape of Spartanburg Family. Online Condolences may be made at “THANK YOU JESUS”

Service Details

  • Date: Sunday, October 7, 2018
  • Time: 4 P.M.
  • Place: Graveside
  • Cemetery: Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Spartanburg, SC
  • Visitation: After the service at the graveside
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