2018-01-11 / Obituaries

Dawkins Cunningham


LIBA DAWKINS CUNNINGHAM LIBA DAWKINS CUNNINGHAM Mrs. Liba Dawkins Cunningham, 76, of Cherokee Dr., entered into eternal rest on Saturday, January 6, 2018 at the residence with her fam­ily by her bedside.

Funeral services to celebrate the life and legacy of Mrs. Cunningham was held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, January 9, at Goshen Baptist Church with Rev. Robert D. Adams officiating. Interment followed in the church cemetery.

Mrs. Cunningham was the daugh­ter of the late Ozzie Adell Dawkins and the late Lalla Irvin Norman Dawkins. She retired as secretary and bookkeeper from several businesses and the county government. Mrs. Liba enjoyed the outdoors and had many hobbies which included camping, traveling and snow ski­ing. She was an active member of Goshen Baptist Church where she served in numerous capacities.

She was preceded in death by two brothers, Thomas Ervin “Sting” Dawkins and William Dawkins.

She is survived by her high school sweetheart, Tommy Cunningham, Jr. with whom she celebrated 55 years of marriage; two sons, Michael Cun­ningham and fiancée Robin Hight­ower and Keith Cunningham and wife, Benton, both of Lincolnton; five grandchildren, Jared, LizBeth, Harper, Maggie and Anna Kate; two sisters, Helen Grindstaff of Marti­Liba nez, Georgia and Jeanette Hemphill of Stephens, Georgia; two brothers, Lewis Dawkins of Belvedere, S.C. and Sammy Dawkins and wife, Vicki of Lincolnton; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Serving as pallbearers were Jim Rowland, Todd Willgus, Murray Remsen, Ben Dawkins, Tommy Rankin, Phillip Broadwater, Joe Willis and Patrick Ward.

If so desired memorial contribu­tions may be made to T.J. & Friends Foundation, P.O. Box 6161, Elber­ton, GA. 30635.

You may sign the family’s online guestbook at www.reesfuneralhome. Rees Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

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