HAWKINS, ZELLA MAE - age 78, of Powell, departed this life on Wednesday, August 20, 2014, at her home. She was a member of Glenwood Baptist Church, and had a passion for cross stitching and the outdoors. She was a graduate of Powell High School Class of 1953. She loved her family and they were always her first priority. Preceded in death by husband, David L. Hawkins; parents, James and Maggie Shoffner; son, Charles Clyde Hawkins; and grandson, James David Hawkins. She is survived by daughter and son-in-law, Cindy and Jim Johnson; son and his partner, Mike Hawkins and Sherri Longworth; grandchildren, Chris, Michelle, Heather, Clint, and Kate; great grandchildren, Jaxon and Ava Greene; and many other loving sons and daughters from Reed Drive. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Friday, August 22, 2014, at Rose Mortuary Broadway Chapel. A service will follow at 8:00 p.m. with Rev. Jim Robertson officiating. The family and friends will meet at 2:15 p.m. on Saturday, August 23, 2014, at Highland Memorial Cemetery for a 2:30 p.m. interment service. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Compassion in Action (3201 Chantilly Dr, Knoxville, TN 37917). Online condolences can be extended at www.rosemortuary.com.
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Published in Knoxville News Sentinel from Aug. 22 to Aug. 23, 2014