Reverend James H. Hawkins, Jr., passed away peacefully during the morning hours of May 19, 2021 in Decatur. A private graveside service is planned with Reverend Marcus Lipscomb and Reverend Shane Williams officiating.
James was born on August 2, 1933 in Moulton to James H. Hawkins, Sr. and Etta Shelton Hawkins. He was a life-long resident of Lawrence County and retired from General Motors.
He was preceded in death by his parents; one son, Jeffrey Wayne Hawkins; wife of 60 years, Mable Vaughan Hawkins; and five siblings.
Survivors include his wife, Ruth Hawkins; sister, Carrie Hawkins Terry; one son, Tony Hawkins (Margaret) of Trinity; one daughter, Patricia Hill (C.E) of Decatur; five grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.
The family extends special thanks to his nurses at Decatur Morgan Hospital.
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