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Sulligent, AL – Ms. Evell Hawkins, age 103, of Sulligent, Alabama, passed away Thursday, February 5th, 2015, at Generations of Vernon in Vernon, Alabama.

Visitation, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Friday Evening, February 6th, 2015, at the Otts Funeral Home in Sulligent, Alabama. Funeral service, 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 7th, 2015, at Otts Funeral Home Chapel in Sulligent. Bro. Edward Puckett and Bro. Glenn Hughes officiating. Burial in Prospect Cemetery.

Pallbearers, David Davis, DeWayne Hawkins, Keith Stanford, Dennis Downey, Tanner Hawkins and Ryan Price.

Evell Ray was born July 24th, 1911, in Monroe County, Mississippi, to the late John Henry and Violet Wright Ray. She married John Edison “Pete” Hawkins June 1st, 1930. Evell worked over 20 years at McCoy Manufacturing as a seamstress. She attended Sulligent First Freewill Baptist Church. She enjoyed working outside with her flowers and gardening and loved spending time with her children and grandchildren.

She is survived by 2 sons, Joe Mack Hawkins, Sulligent, AL., and Johnny Hawkins, Sulligent, AL.; 1 daughter, Wilma Stanford, Sulligent, AL.; 7 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 7 great-great-grandchildren; 1 niece, Jimmie Lou Dickey; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, John Henry and Violet Wright Ray; her husband, John Edison “Pete” Hawkins; 1 daughter, Hilda Terrell; 1 granddaughter, Kathy Davis Jordon; 2 brothers, Henry Ray, and Orell Ray; 3 sisters, Annie Ruth Ray, Mary Lou Noe, and Jean Lewis; and 1 son-in-law, Alton Terrell.*

*Otts Funeral Home, Sulligent, AL., directing.

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(December 20, 1919 – June 26, 2012)

Lillian Egger, age 92, of Sulligent, Alabama, passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at Generations in Vernon, Alabama.

Visitation, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Wednesday evening at the Otts Funeral Home, Sulligent, Alabama.  Funeral service, 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Otts Funeral Home Chapel.  Bro. Claude Hand officiating.  Burial in Prospect Cemetery.  

Ms. Egger was born December 20, 1919 in Lamar County, Alabama, to the late Robert Lee and Verona Loggins Moore.  She was a member of Prospect Primitive Baptist Church.  Ms. Egger previously worked at McCoy Mfg.  She enjoyed gardening and flowers, most of all she loved her family.

She is survived by 2 sons, Chester (Linda) Egger, Vernon, AL., and Roger (Carolyn) Egger, Sulligent, AL.; 2 daughters, Manda (Jay) Pennington, Vernon, AL., and Linda Egger Huguley, Vernon, AL.; 7 grandchildren, Robert (Jo) Pennington, Tammie Pennington, Beverly (Chip) Parsons, Dianne Jones, Misty (Terry) Woods, Johnathan (Heidi) Egger and Lisha (Riley) McDonald; 13 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Robert Lee and Verona Moore; her husband, Greely Redden Egger; 5 brothers, John Moore, Murry Moore, Paul Moore, Robert Moore and Earl Moore; and 6 sisters, Allie Eastman, Paralee Eastman, Maude Comer, Lucy Moore, Rose Murphy and Myrtle Dickerson.

Otts Funeral Home, Sulligent, AL., directing.

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