Evans Funeral Home announces the death of Mr. Anthony Wayne Hawkins, age 70 of Jefferson, Georgia who entered into rest Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Mr. Hawkins was born in Gainesville, Georgia a son of the late Edgar and Blonnie Mae Buffington Hawkins, was a member of Academy Baptist Church where he served as a Deacon and was retired from Carquest Auto Parts. In addition to his parents, Mr. Hawkins is preceded by three sisters, and three brothers.
Survivors include Mr. Hawkins’ wife, Janie Oliver Hawkins of Jefferson, daughter, Ana Pelham and her husband Daniel of Jefferson. Brother, Benny Hawkins and his wife Jean of Gainesville. Special nieces and nephews, Fletcher Crowe of Gainesville, Beverly Crowe Hulsey of Gainesville, and Gary Crowe of Maysville.
Funeral services will be held 2:00 P.M. Thursday, May 7, 2020 from the Academy Baptist Church with Reverend Eric Shelton officiating with burial to follow in the Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the Church 1:00 - 2:00 P.M. prior to the service. Gentlemen honored as pallbearers are Chris Crowe, Darren Crowe, Jason Oliver, Fletcher Crowe, Shannon Hulsey, and Mike Hulsey.
Those attending are asked to maintain the recommended social distancing of six feet and the wearing of protective masks.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in memory of Mr. Anthony Wayne Hawkins to the Academy Baptist Church, P.O. Box 716, Jefferson, Georgia 30549.
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