Sulligent, AL – Mr. J.C. “Jake” Hawkins, age 73, of Sulligent, Alabama, passed away Wednesday, August 19th, 2015 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Hamilton, Alabama.
Visitation, 6:00 – 8:00 p.m., Thursday evening, August 20th, 2015, at the Otts Funeral Home, in Sulligent, Alabama. Funeral service, 2:00 p.m., Friday, August 21st, 2015, at the Otts funeral home chapel. Bro. Edward Puckett and Bro. B.J. Mills officiating. Burial in Pickle Cemetery, Sipsey Fork, Monroe County, Mississippi.
Jake was born October 24th, 1941, in Lamar County, Alabama, to the late Clarence “Driver” and Effie Pickle Hawkins. He was of the Baptist faith. Jake previously worked for Walker Manufacturing and also worked and retired from the Lamar County Commission. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing.
He is survived by his son, James (Rainey) Hawkins, Sulligent, AL.; daughters, Janice (Raymond) Spence, Beaverton, AL., and Patricia Lopez, Lillington, N.C.; grandchildren, Bryan (Jessy) Woods, Heather Spence, Jessie Hawkins, Austin Hawkins, Alicia Hawkins, and Charles Hawkins; brothers, Dennis (Grace) Hawkins, Sulligent, AL., and Bobby Hawkins, Sulligent, AL.; sister, Annie Lou Knight, Guin, AL.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence “Driver” Hawkins and Effie Pickle Hawkins; his wife, Cordie Mae Hawkins; and brother, Jimmy Hawkins.
Otts Funeral Home, Sulligent, AL., directing.