John Edward Hawkins

John Edward Hawkins

Services for John Edward Hawkins will be held at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, December 29, 2012, at the New Galilee Baptist Church, 3816 Carver Street, Monroe. The Rev. Ricky James, pastor, will be officiating.

The dismissal will be Sunday, December 30, 2012, Edgefield Baptist Church at 11:30 a.m. with Rev. Elizah James officiating. Visitation will be from 11:00 - 11:30. Interment will be in the Edgefield Baptist Church Cemetery.

John "Mike" Hawkins was preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Carrie Hawkins and one brother, Donald Ray Hawkins.

He leaves to honor and cherish his memories a devoted wife, Beverly Hawkins; two sons, John Michael Hawkins (Julie) and John Johnson; one brother James Hawkins (Dorothy); one sister, Ruby Hawkins; two uncles, John Hawkins and Junius Williams; two aunts, Rosa Bruines (Detroit) and LeEsther Simmons (Houston); one devoted mother-in-law Anne Lyte (St. Angelo); five grandchildren; one great grandson; host of relatives and friends.

Published in The Town Talk on Dec. 28, 2012