Dorothy Elaine Hawkins, 62 years of age, was called home to our Lord and Savior on March 18, 2022 in Longwood, Florida. Dorothy was born March 03, 1960 in Ocala, Florida to Willie Hawkins, Sr. and Maudie Hawkins who preceded her in death.
Dorothy graduated from Forest High School in 1978. Dorothy began serving smiles at McDonald’s at the age of 16 years old, eventually becoming a Swing Manager. She later transitioned to a career in baby photography at Winnie Palmer Hospital, capturing those first precious moments in a newborn’s life.
Dorothy enjoyed traveling, cruise vacations, and spending time with family and friends. She also devoted her time and energy as a caregiver to her family. Her smile and charm set enlightened any given moment.
Dorothy is survived by her daughters, Rhonda Seda and Jasmine Pemberton and grandchildren, Sierra, Elijah, and Caleb. She doted on her daughters and grandchildren, as well as her surviving siblings Annie Brooks, Emma Hawkins, Curtis Hawkins, and Cheryl Hawkins.
Viewing to be held at Clark’s Funeral Home on Thursday, March 31st from 12:00pm -5:00 p.m. Funeral services for Dorothy will be conducted at New Covenant Missionary Baptist Church, April 2, 2022 at 11 a.m., with burial to follow at Faith Memorial Gardens.
Posted online on March 30, 2022
Published in Ocala Star Banner