Divine Memorial Mortuary respectfully announces the passing of Rhonda LaToya Dawkins, age 40, of Enterprise, AL on April 9, 2022.
Rhonda LaToya Dawkins shocked the Ozark, AL community when she came in this world like a whirlwind on January 10, 1982 at Dale County Hospital; to the proud parents of Ronald William Dawkins and Linda Rene Smith and she hasn’t stopped shocking us yet, even in death.
Rhonda accepted Christ at an early age at Believer in Christ Tabernacle and was baptized. One of her favorite scripture was: Psalm 139:14. Rhonda was a loving free spirit, full of life, and encouraging to all around her which affectionally earned her the names Sunshine and Chocolate Delight to her family and friends. Rhonda was always a very hard worker which kept her in leadership positions, she worked 12 years for the Army Airforce Exchange Services, 7 years MWR, and 5 years in the school district as a cafeteria supervisor.
Her second heartbeat is her only daughter Ashanti Diamond, whom she loved very much her Ju Ju. She was joined in marriage to Michael Blair “Big Mike” for 14 years.
Rhonda is preceded in death by her great grandparents; Vernie and Euma Mae “Eunice” Thomas, Lemmie and Gladys Owens, Grand Parents Howard and Evelyn Grace Dawkins. Ray Lee Smith, Alma Rene “Pooh” Jones (Charles), aunts and uncles: Otis and Emily Jerry, Margaret Nelson, Glasys Mcleod, Mae Eveyln Robinson, Frankie Lee Smith, Jimmy Patterson, Eddie Patterson, Daniel Owens, James Owens.
She leaves to cherish her memories: Daughter Ashantie Diamond, Mother Pastor Linda Faulks (Bishop Walter) Crestview, FL her father Ronald Dawkins, Ozark AL, Sister Amanda (Gregory) Guyton, Warner Robinson, GA. The Gang: Aminah, Ginie & A’myah. Bonus Grandmothers: Carnell Faulks, Evangelist Augusta McClendon.Bonus Grandmothers: Carnell Faulks, Evangelist Augusta McClendon. Mother Doris Beck with, Loving Godmother Melissa Smith, CA. Bonus Sister Hannah Faulks; Ohio, Little sister Aryana Almore Faulk; Crestview, FL. Uncles: Robert (Kim) Smith; Daleville, AL, Donald Dawkins, Birmingham AL, Dianne Brown, Ozark AL, Mary Lois Smith, Skipperville AL, Minister Faye Barron, Ozark, AL, Minister Michelle White, Cathy Symister, GA, Marilyn Mcray Ozark, AL, Demetria Strather, MD, Chasity Terry, BFF Ayesha Martin, Orlando FL, Special Cousin Jan Owens, Sabrina Jackson, Judy Ballard, Believers in Christ Church Family. Pastor Doreen German (Harry), Comeshia German, “Clifford Faulk, Andrew Faulk, Stanley (Debra) Faulk, Angela Denise Weems, Detroit Michigan. Pastor Shirley Jones, Sonita Hill, aunt Ida Bill Goldsmiths, Mirada Coleman, Malaka Goldsmith, Lyle Brown, Zackary Baxter Jr., Rachanda Smith, Syretta Devon, Dj Lil Donnie Fleming, David (Kin) Beckaith Minister. Her special Boo: Michael Blair, Hank Robinson, MD, Erica Robinson, Vickie (Steve) Underwood, Ozark, AL, Mother Evelena Arline, Miami FL, Elder Laron Arline, sister Brenda Faye Carter, Sister Rena Arline Hilton, Miami FL, Lynda Brady, Lane CA, Curtise Hill, Anthony (Sherri) Hill, Vedora Martin, Magie Sharpestine, Stephanie Truax and a host of loving relatives and friends.