Moneta Earline Hawkins Harrell, daughter of Earline Roach Hawkins and the late Dan Levi Hawkins, Sr., was born on December 25, 1944 and departed on October 27, 2011.
Moneta graduated from Jackson High School, Camden, SC in 1962. She later graduated from Newark School of Business, Newark, NJ in 1964. She also graduated from Cadillac School of Beauty, Newark, NJ and was a licensed cosmetologist for the State of New Jersey.
In 1972, she returned to her hometown of Camden, SC. She was employed by S.H. Kress as an office manager and later was employed by Dun & Bradstreet, Columbia, SC, as a business analyst where she retired after 21 years of service. She later decided to return to work as a sales consultant for Rhodes Furniture, Columbia, SC.
Moneta was a faithful member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church where she served in various organizations. She continued to support her family, friends, and community throughout her illness as a breast cancer survivor. She poured her heart into preparing the "perfect" baked goodies for her loved ones.
She was preceded in death by her loving father, Dan Hawkins, Sr. and dear brother, Dan Hawkins, Jr.
She leaves to cherish her memories, her loving mother, Earline Hawkins; three devoted children, Dr. Tracy (Carl) Dunn, Columbia, SC; Darrick (D’Vona) Harrell, Camden, SC; Lacy M. Harrell, Columbia, SC; five sisters, Bernice Hawkins, Patricia (David) Engram, Doreen Heath, Yvonne Caulley, and Vernell (Larry) Dow, all of Camden, SC; two brothers, Erskine Hawkins and Michael Hawkins; a sister-in-law, Gertrude Hawkins; four grandchildren, Tequia Harrell, Jacksonville, FL; Moneta Delaney Dunn and Rebecca Dalena Dunn of Columbia, SC; one grandson, Jordan Harrell, Ridgeway, SC; a devoted friend, Johnny Lloyd, Rembert, SC; a brother-in-law, John L. (Patricia) Harrell, Tampa, FL; nieces, nephews, cousins, and other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were conducted 11 a.m. Tuesday, November 1, 2011 at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, Camden, SC. Burial was in St. Matthew United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Haile's Funeral was in charge.