Lee Ila Dawkins, 86, of Warren, passed away on December 24, 2018 at Chapel Woods Health and Rehabilitation in Warren.

She was a member of Pleasant Valley Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed working in the garden and fishing. She also helped her brother working in the woods.

Mrs. Dawkins was born in Bradley County to the late Joseph Grady and Annie Horn Howsen.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, James Edward Dawkins; a son James Randall Dawkins; and three sisters, Zelma Bailey, Onie Mae Evans, Marjorie Adair.

Survivors include a son, Ronald Dawkins of McGehee; a brother, Joseph Grady Howsen of Warren; a sister, Shirley Lee of Warren; and eight grandchildren.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 27 from 1 p.m. until 2 p.m. at Moseley Cemetery near New Edinburg. A graveside service will follow at 2 p.m. with Rev. Ronnie Garrett officiating.

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