A resident of Baton Rouge, she passed away at her home on Sunday, December 22, 2013. She was 93, and a native of Ruleville, Mississippi. Visiting at Baker Funeral Home, 6401 Groom Road, Baker, on Thursday, December 26, 2013 from noon until religious services in the chapel at 2:00pm, conducted by Rev. Dennis Allen. Interment to follow in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens, Baker. Survived by two daughters, Syble Holder and Carrol Price; five sons, John Russell, James Russell, Dale Hawkins, Dean Hawkins, and Neal Hawkins; sister, Ruby Nichols; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and great-great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by a daughter, Annette Hawkins; two grandchildren, Drew Dale Hawkins and Corey Leigh Hawkins; five brothers, three sisters, and her parents. Pallbearers will be Neal Hawkins, Dale Hawkins, Richie Ginn, Bubba Gross, Tim Bandy, and Jacob Dearman. Please sign the online guestbook at www.bakerfuneralhomeonline.com.
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Baker Funeral Home
6401 Groom Road
Baker, LA 70714
Published in TheAdvocate.com from Dec. 23 to Dec. 26, 2013