Shelia D. Southern
Published 6:36 pm Friday, May 1, 2009
Mrs. Shelia Dawn Southern, age 60, a resident of 706 Grimes Road, Washington, NC died Wednesday April 22, 2009 at her home.
A private memorial service will be held at a later date.
Mrs. Southern was born in Guilford County on September 29, 1948 daughter of the late Robert M. Southern, Sr. and Betty Ashworth Brazier who survives. She was a 1967 graduate of Ragsdale High School in Jamestown, NC. Mrs. Southern married Johnnie “Hawkeye” Hawkins, Jr. in the early 1980’s, although divorced remained close friends. She was a homemaker and a member of Riverview Baptist Church.
Surviving along with her mother Betty of Washington are two daughters: Michele Haywood of Conyers, GA and Wendy McClain of Pensacola, FL; a sister: Kim Dotson of Washington; a brother: Robert “Rob” Southern, Jr. of Winston Salem; three grandchildren: Joshua Haywood, Dakota McClain and Cheyenne McClain; two nieces and two nephews. Mrs. Southern was preceded in death by her step-father: Jack Brazier and a close friend: John Harper.
In lieu of flowers the family kindly asks that memorial contributions be made to Paul Funeral Home, P.O. Box 1465, Washington, NC 27889.
Condolences may be directed to the family by visiting www.paulfuneralhome.com.
Paul Funeral Home of Washington is serving the Southern family.