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Elder Zedekiah Alexander Dawkins “Zeddie”, 83, passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019 at his residence. He was born November 21, 1935 in Shelby, NC to the late Freeman Dawkins and Hattie Nance Dawkins.

He started out as a member of Shoal Creek Baptist Church in Shelby, NC.  He graduated from the top of his class from The Compact High School in Shelby, NC where he was the president of his class.

“Zeddie” was married to the late Ethel B. Dawkins and they moved to High Point, NC in the early 60’s and joined Church of God of Prophecy.  He was the founder of True Vine Church of Love. Elder Dawkins never met a stranger and he was always helping people and talking about the Word of God and gave the knowledge about the bible. He retired from Jiffy Manufacturing after 33 years of employment, and went into his own business “Dawkins Lawn Services” in 1977.

He leaves to cherish his memories two daughters, Christine Dawkins, Demetrius Lynne Dawkins; two sons, Craig Alexander Dawkins and Sandy Gerard Dawkins; brother, Benjamin (Ethel) Dawkins; one sister, Hattie Hall; six grandchildren; three great grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

Funeral service will be held Friday, May 17, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. at Church of God of Prophecy, 1100 Stanton Place. Interment will follow at Floral Gardens Memorial Park. The family will receive friends at the church from 1:30 p.m. until 2:00 p .m.

Final arrangements are entrusted to Phillips Funeral Service, Inc.




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  • Monday, May 13, 2019
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Phillips Funeral Service, Inc.
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019
    To the entire Dawkins Family we the Baker Family send our prayers to you at a time such as this. Mr Dawkins will truly be missed.
    ~ Tim&Debra Baker   High Point, NC
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019
    Uncle Zed will be dearly missed. We shall keep all the fond and loving memories of him in our hearts. We enjoyed his presence and conversations - very knowledgeable in the Bible. Rest in Peace, uncle Zed.
    ~ Carolyn Sarratt Hughes & Family   Charlotte, NC
  • Thursday, May 16, 2019
    Continuation from previous message: To lst cousins Christine, Lynne, Craig, Sandy and 2nd, 3rd, etc. cousins., Keep the Faith. God will take care of you always. Our prayers are with you. We Love You. Sarratt & and Hughes family.
    ~ Carolyn Sarratt Hughes   Charlotte, NC
  • Sunday, May 19, 2019
    So sorry to hear about the passing of your love one your dad and my dad braziet ingram worked together for years at jiffy they will be glad to see each other in heaven and talk will keep your family in prayer Brenda his daughter
    ~ Braziet Ingram sr   High point nc
  • Sunday, May 19, 2019
    So sorry to hear about the passing of your love one your dad and my dad braziet ingram worked together for years at jiffy they will be glad to see each other in heaven and talk will keep your family in prayer Brenda his daughter
    ~ Braziet Ingram sr   High point nc