July 6, 2011
Adelaide W. Hawkins, 76, died Monday, July 4, 2011 at King’s Daughters Hospital.
Funeral services are today at 11 a.m. at the Stricklin-King Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. David Bryant and Rev. Lewis Kalil officiating. Burial will follow at Mt. Mariah Baptist Cemetery in Weir.
Mrs. Hawkins was born Aug. 19, 1934 in French Camp to Robert R. and Lillie Bailey Ward. She was a homemaker and a member of First Baptist Church.
Survivors include her husband, William F. “Bill” Hawkins of Yazoo City; a son, Allen Hawkins (Terri) of Columbus; daughter, Becky Beevers (Ronny) of Rosedale; brother, Lewis Ward of French Camp; two sisters, Kathleen Curtis of Bartlett, Tenn. and Betty Pace of Hattiesburg; grandchildren, Lillie Holcomb, Hannah Hawkins, Will Williams and Emily Williams; and two great-grandchildren, Ciercy Holcomb and Joely Holcomb.