Pauline Worthy "Sunshine" Dawkins, 91, Union, SC entered eternal rest on Thursday morning, March 24, 2022, at her residence. She was born on Wednesday, June 4, 1930, in Union County, SC to the late Landrum and Florence Suber Worthy. She was the widow of Joseph Fincher Dawkins, Sr.
Mrs. Dawkins attended the public schools of Union County and was a long-time member of Maple Ridge Baptist Church.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by one son, Stanley Dawkins; two daughters, Minnie Henderson and Rasheda Dawkins; and her siblings, Ben Worthy, Mike Thomas, David Worthy, Louise Glenn, Mary Alice McBeth, Floyd Richard, Jeanette Smith, and Lettie Rogers.
She leaves precious memories to three sons, Joseph F. Dawkins, Jr. of Union, SC, Jaydee Dawkins of the home, and James (Gloria) Dawkins of Spartanburg, SC; three daughters, Clara (Kenneth) Rogers of Union, SC, Wilma Arnold of Union, SC, and Joann Dawkins of Gaffney, SC; twenty-one grandchildren; forty-six great-grandchildren; fifteen great-great-grandchildren; three sisters, Rosa Lee Hughes of Union, SC, Martha Jane Beacham of Union, SC, and Margaret Ann Worthy of Union, SC; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and other dear relatives.
Funeral services will be held on Sunday, March 27, 2022, at 2:00 p.m. in the Community Mortuary Chapel. Interment will follow in the Maple Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery, 635 Neal Shoals Road, Union, SC. The family will receive friends at the home of her daughter, 201 Hilltop View Road, Union, SC.
Arrangements are with Community Mortuary, Inc., 361 Meansville Road, Union, SC.
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