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Obituary - Mr. James M. Hawkins



Mr. James M. Hawkins, age 91, of Lewisburg, TN, died Sat., Aug. 30, 2008 at NHC Oakwood following an extended illness. A native of Marshall Co., Mr. Hawkins was a son of the late Thomas Hale Hawkins, Sr. and Margaret Rozell Haggard Hawkins. He was retired as a co-owner of the Lewisburg Tribune, Marshall Gazette and Lewisburg Printing. Mr. Hawkins was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Marine Corps and was a member of First Presbyterian Church in Lewisburg, TN.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a step-son, Victor Evan Coxon; a sister, Evelyn (T.O.) Harris and a brother, Thomas Hale Hawkins, Jr. Survived by his wife, June Harris Hawkins of Lewisburg, TN; a daughter, Pamela Coxon (Allan) Patterson of Columbia, TN; a sister, Marie (Buddy) Musgrave of the Farmington community of Marshall Co.; sister-in-law, Mrs. Tommy Hale Hawkins, Jr., (Carolyn), Lewisburg, TN; several nieces and nephews. Graveside services were conducted at 6 pm, Sun., Aug. 31, 2008 at Morton Cemetery in Marshall Co. with Tom Sumners officiating. Pallbearers were Tommy Hale Hawkins, III; Tommy Harris; Joel Musgrave, Frank Musgrave, III, Marty Gensci and Larry Osborne.

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