Carla Marshall Dawkins peacefully transitioned into eternal rest on January 5, 2019. She was born on September 11, 1961. Mrs. Dawkins was the daughter of Emily Marshall and the late John Marshall. She was a native of Spartanburg, South Carolina. Carla was united in holy matrimony to Tim Dawkins.
Mrs. Dawkins graduated from Spartanburg High School, Class of 1979. Carla took and completed a medical terminology class. She attended Spartanburg Community College Nursing Program.
Carla was employed with Shoally Creek Elementary School.
She was a member of Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church where she served as a Deaconess.
Mrs. Dawkins loved to cook, bake, sew and make jewelry. She loved to try new things and enjoyed challenges. Carla loved her family and church family. She was kind, loving, encouraging and a great listener.
Mrs. Dawkins was preceded in death by: her father, John Marshall; her grandmother, Fannie Mae Johnson; her aunt, Elwillie Linder; and her uncle, Hooker Bill Marshall.
Left to cherish fond and loving memories are: her husband of twenty-five years, Tim Dawkins; her mother, Emily Marshall; her two children, David Carter and Jamie Dawkins; her sisters, Vickie Williams and Monica Marshall-Boyd; her two brothers, Erwin Marshall and Dwight Lewis; her two granddaughters, Ke’Osha and Katurah Carter; her uncle, George Linder; her cousin, Robin Lann; and host of other relatives and friends.
A Celebration of the Life of Carla Marshall Dawkins will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. at Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, 502 S. Daniel Morgan Ave., Spartanburg, SC. Rev. Dr. M. Keith McDaniel, Sr. will officiate. Burial will be in the Heritage Memorial Gardens, 3901 S. Church St., Roebuck, SC.
The family will receive friends at the home, 206 Jolena Ct., Boiling Springs, SC.
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