Forrest Grady Hawkins

Passed 02/10/2020

Obituary for Forrest Grady Hawkins

Retired Staff Sergeant, Deacon Forrest Grady Hawkins transitioned to be with the Lord on Monday, February 10, 2020.

He is preceded in death by parents, Joseph & Janie Hawkins and daughter, Synthia Denise Hawkins.

He is survived by daughters, Carol Yvette Hawkins-Dillard, Shannon (Douglas) Watkins and Melanie Ashley Taylor; siblings, Frank (Flora) Hawkins, Fannie Twilley, Lutitia Ealey, Annie Brooks and Elizabeth Thompson; 11 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; one aunt, Ophelia Dillard; a large-loving family and many friends.

A celebration of life will be held on Monday, February 17, 2020, 1:00 pm at The Classic Center with interment and military honors at East Lawn Cemetery. Public viewing, Sunday, 3:00-5:00 pm, at the funeral home.

Arrangements by Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home.

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Deepest Condolences from your daughter in law Pat Carter. Love y'all
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It was always a pleasure to talk with Uncle Grady. He was full of wit and wisdom. He will be missed by all who knew him. "Earth has no sorrow that Heaven cannot heal" Tony D. Nixon
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Please accept my condolences. May God continue to bless the family and friends during this difficult time. Mr. Grady is home now with the Lord Jesus. God Bless, Valeria Arnold
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I loved my uncle,i never got to kmow him very well because i didn't get to Athens often enough, then i got married and moved to Texas for 35 years.But he will be miss by the family,we love you'll very much sorry I couldn't be there had a paid mandatory training meeting that all maintenance supervisors had to attend. My prayers are with the family we love you'll.
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While I was a member of the board of ANHC, I remember Mr. Hawkins' voice as an oasis of calm. I will miss his quiet but effective leadership. Toni Miles
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To the Watkins Family....The Beasley and Davis Family pray The Lord's consoling spirit on each of you as you travel through this journey in life. We love you....,
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Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
- Jackson-McWhorter Funeral Home

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