The News Courier in Athens, Alabama


December 1, 2012

Linda Hawkins

— The funeral for Linda Hawkins, 69, of Athens will be at 2 p.m. Monday at McConnell Funeral Home with Roland Lee and Brent Hawkins officiating.

Visitation is from 6-9 p.m. Sunday at the funeral home.

Ms. Hawkins died Friday, Nov. 30, 2012, at home.

Linda Hawkins was born Feb. 24, 1943, in Madison County to Glen Yarbrough and Nova E. Locke Yarbrough. Ms. Hawkins was a homemaker and worked at Huntsville Hospital. She loved spending time with her family and gardening. She was a member of First Union Baptist Church.

She was preceded in death by her parents; and her sister-in-law, Joan Yarbrough.

Survivors include one son, Brent Hawkins and wife Kara of Elkmont; one daughter, Kelly Lewis and husband Ronnie of Athens; three brothers, Jerry Yarbrough of Harvest, Jackie Yarbrough and wife Janice, and Jeff Yarbrough and wife Diane, all of Athens; three grandchildren, David Lewis of Athens, Sloan Hawkins of Elkmont, Bodie Hawkins and wife Beth of Elkmont; two great-grandchildren, Cade Hawkins and Liddy Hawkins; one uncle, Milford Locke of Athens; former spouse and father of her children, Johnny Hawkins; one niece; and four nephews.

Pallbearers will be Sloan Hawkins, David Lewis, Bodie Hawkins, Peanut Abercrombie, Will Yarbrough and Dewayne Uselton.

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