KINGSTOWN-Mrs. Nancy Carolyn "Pie" Dawkins Mintz, of 120 Foxhill Drive, Kingstown, departed this life on Friday, Jan. 11, 2013, at her residence.
She was born on June 16, 1947, in Cleveland County to the late Walter Thomas and Hattie Brooks Dawkins.
During her school days, Nancy attended Green Bethel High School. She formerly worked at PPG Industries, Artee's of Shelby, Gardner-Webb University and Cleveland Community College for a number of years. Nancy was a faithful member of the Macedonia Baptist Church where she served on the kitchen committee, usher board and deaconess board and was a youth teacher
and a vacation bible school teacher until her health declined. Nancy loved the Lord, her family and her church family.
In addition to her parents, Nancy was preceded in death by a sister, Margaret Frances Dawkins Steepleton; a brother, Walter Ray Dawkins Sr.; a nephew, Montrel Noell Pettis; and a host of uncles and aunts.
She leaves to cherish her memory, a caring and loving husband and companion of 46 years, Charlie Lebron Mintz; two daughters, Audrey Allen (fiancée Jonathan Nichols), and Marie Mintz (fiancée, Antwan Douglas), both of Shelby; two sons, André Dwayne Mintz (fiancé, Dee Stowes) of Kings Mountain, and Michael Jerome Mintz (fiancé, Carrie Dabbs) of Kingstown; a step-daughter, Shonetta Mintz Martin (Rev. Kenneth) of Shelby; two brothers, Norman Dawkins and Minister Dawkins (Shirley), both of Shelby; two sisters, Elizabeth Miller, and Eloise Norris (John), both of Shelby; twenty-one grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; a god-daughter, Jessica Pryor of Shelby; three special friends, Sparkle Frank of Myrtle Beach, S.C., Ann Pryor of Shelby, and Lardell Dawkins of Kingstown; four brothers-in-law, Vardell Steepleton of Kannapolis, Raymond Mintz (Dorothy), and James Mintz, both of Shelby, and Edward McGuire of Kingstown; two sisters-in-law, Lizzie Gidney (Douglas) of Kingstown, and Frances Brenda Strong (Rodney) of Kings Mountain; and a host of other relatives and friends.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 2 p.m. Thursday at the church.
Funeral Service: 2 p.m. Thursday at Macedonia Baptist Church, Kingstown
Officiated By: The Rev. Willie C. Whitworth
Burial: Church cemetery
Funeral Home: Enloe Mortuary is serving the family
Online Condolences: www.enloes.net