Lou Ann Dawkins

Published 5:01 pm Monday, August 26, 2013

Lou Ann Dawkins, 64, of Shelby County, passed away on Aug. 24 at her residence. She was born in Sylacauga on Oct. 8, 1948, the daughter of the late Veren “Pete” Jones and the late Sarah Ethel Merrell Jones.

She was a retired inspector in the textile industry.

She is survived by her husband, Edwin Dawkins of Shelby County; sister, Fannie (Charles) Robinson of Columbiana; sister, Samantha Ray (Ernest) of Thorsby; nephews, William Bart Dorminey of Jemison; Bryan Russell Dorminey of Jemison; Jay Edward Dorminey of Jemison; Jerry Eugene Jones of Shelby County; Benjamin D. Robinson of Columbiana and Steve Robinson of Shelby; nieces, Shelley J. Anderson of Jemison; Rachel A. Dorminey of Thorsby and Donna K. Robinson of Columbiana; 10 great nieces and six great nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, Veren “Pete” Jones and Sarah Ethel Jones and a brother-in-law, William Dorminey.

Visitation was held on Aug. 25 from 6-8 p.m. at Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home in Clanton.

Funeral services were held on Aug. 26 at 11 a.m. from Bethlehem Baptist Church in Shelby County with the Rev. Donnell Brown, the Rev. Richard Horton and the Rev. Rodger Hamaker officiating.

The body was in state one hour prior to the services at the church.

Burial followed in the Bethlehem Baptist Church Cemetery in Shelby County.

Final care and arrangements entrusted to  Ellison-Cleckler Funeral Home of Clanton.