Dickerson B. Hawkins

Born: Mon., May 14, 1934
Died: Wed., May 10, 2017


2:00 PM to 4:00 PM, Fri., May 12, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Fri., May 12, 2017
Location: Wards Funeral Home

Funeral Service

2:00 PM Sat., May 13, 2017
Location: Wards Funeral Home

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Funeral services are scheduled for 2:00 p.m. Saturday May 13, 2017 at Ward’s Funeral Home Chapel for Dickerson B. Hawkins, age 82 of Gillsville. The Rev. Marshall Dale will officiate. Interment will follow at Timber Ridge Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Mr. Hawkins passed away Wednesday May 10, 2017 following an extended illness.  

Mr. Hawkins was born in Jackson County to the late Fred Hawkins and Nanalean Griffin Hawkins. He was a lifelong Electrician and Farmer and was of the Baptist faith. He was preceded in death by his son, Elton Jeffery Hawkins.

Survivors include son and daughter-in-law, John and Karen Hawkins, Gillsville, daughter, Cheryl Hawkins, Oakwood, mother of his children, Sarah Martin, Gainesville, grandchildren, Chris Hawkins, Kevin Hawkins, Ashley Schutt, Amy Schutt, Abigail Chesnut, Lily Chesnut, brothers and sisters-in-law, Hal and Hazel Hawkins, Gillsville, Jack and Diane Hawkins, Gillsville, and several nieces and nephews.

Condolences may be made online at wardsfh.com Ward’s Funeral Home 758 Main Street S.W. Gainesville in charge of arrangements.

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Pastor Charles and Donna Grant
   Posted Thu May 11, 2017
So sorry for your loss. Praying for God's comfort doing this time of grief. Pastor Charles and Sister Donna
Lula Worship Center, Lula, GA

James DeLay
   Posted Fri May 12, 2017
My sympathy to Hal and Jack and all the family.

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