Thursday, April 28, 2011

By: Wahokia

Apr 29 2011

Category: Palmetto, Ga.

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Clifford Dawkins, right, has officiated at over 3,000 funerals in the past 10 years. That's 300 a year or about six a week. This morning it was four. The Southern Baptist minister does them for the indigent of the Atlanta area ... people who are often homeless and penniless ... without family or anyone to claim their bodies. Dawkins ... volunteers this service ... he lends dignity and grace to the passing of people who have had little of either in this life ...

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