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Barbara Hawkins McCoy

Tyler, Texas

Jan 19, 1945 – May 8, 2021 (Age 76)


January 19, 1945
May 8, 2021
Tyler, Texas


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Burks-Walker-Tippit Funeral Directors - Tyler Obituary

Services for Barbara Hawkins McCoy, 76, of Tyler, TX., will be held on Thursday, May 13, 2021, at 10:00am at Burks-Walker-Tippit Funeral Home with Pastor James Douglass Jr. officiating.

Burial will follow at Williams Cemetery in New Chapel Hill, Tyler, TX under the direction of Jackson's Burks Walker Tippit Funeral Home.

Barbara Hawkins McCoy passed away on Saturday, May 8, 2021 at her home in Tyler, TX.

Barbara was born January 19, 1945 in Tyler, TX. to J.  W. Hawkins and Rachel L. Weiss.

Barbara went to Pine Springs School and graduated from Tyler High. She retired from Southwestern Bell Telephone Company and Tyler Independent School District. She was a member of the Cross Brand Cowboy Church of Tyler. Barbara was active with volunteer work at The Cornerstone Church Store in Tyler, and the Treasury of North Dixie Baptist Church. She was an avid reader and assembled jigsaw puzzles in her spare time. She absolutely loved spending time with her family, friends and traveling.

Barbara was preceded in death by her beloved husband of 46 years David R. McCoy, parents J. W. and Rachel Hawkins, sister Teresa Douglass Cook and Brother Richard “Dickey” Hawkins.

Barbara is survived by her Brother Billy Hawkins of Chandler. Her children; Douglas D. McCoy, Randy and Bettyjo McCoy, Stephanie and Steve Dixson all of Tyler. Grandchildren; Chad McCoy and fiancé Robin Adams, Brandon McCoy and fiancé Jessica Yzagurrie, Savannah and Joey Bowles, Randall McCoy and Lacie Craft, Malik, Jordan, and Donovan Dixson. Great Grandchildren, Bailey McCoy, Hannah Murphey, Maci Adams, Christian McCoy, and Hunter McCoy.

Pallbearers will be Douglas, Randy, Chad, Brandon, Randall McCoy, and Steve Dixson.

Honorary pallbearers will be Billy Hawkins, Phillip Douglass, Joey Bowles, Donovan Dixson, and Hunter McCoy.

Visitation is scheduled from 5:00pm – 8pm on Wednesday May 12, 2021 at Burks-Walker-Tippit Funeral Home.

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I did not have the pleasure to meet Barbara but I’ve had the pleasure of meeting her Sons. To the family...As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.