Funeral services for Mrs. Alice Beechboard Hawkins, 74,
of Hilham, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on Sunday,
December 23, 2012, at Anderson - Upper Cumberland Funeral
Home. Burial will follow in the Maxwell Chapel Cemetery in
The family will receive friends on Saturday from 4 P.M. – 9
P.M., and Sunday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Thursday, December 20, 2012 at
Bethesda Health Care Center in Cookeville, TN.
She was born June 2, 1938, in Wilson County, TN, to the
late Malcolm Spivey and Nannie B. Spivey. She was married
to Douglas Hawkins, who survives. She was a factory worker,
and a member of the Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
First Husband: Elzo Beechboard; 1 Granddaughter: Natalie
Strong; 4 Brothers: Billy, Dale, George, and James Spivey;
and 1 Sister: Martha Spivey.
Survivors include her Husband: Douglas Hawkins of Hilham,
TN; 2 Sons: Billy Beechboard and Wayne Beechboard, both of
Gainesboro, TN; 3 Daughters: Wanda (Carl) Lowe of
Livingston, TN, and Sue Strong and Jackie Beechboard, both of
Gainesboro, TN; 3 Step-Children: Doug Hawkins, Jr., Jackie
Hill, and Jennifer Brown; 3 Grandchildren: Alison Loftis, Brock
Strong, and Olivia Strong; 2 Brothers: Jerry (Sue) Spivey of
Rock Island, TN, and Robert Spivey of Gainesboro, TN; 4
Sisters: Thelma Siboloski of Imlay City, MI, Edna (Joe)
Scantland of Gainesboro, TN, Dorothy (Gary) Kemp of
Maryville, TN, and Mildred (Doug) Bozek of Imlay City, MI; 11
Step-grandchildren; and 5 Step-great grandchildren.
Douglas Hawkins and Bro. Jimmy Anderson will officiate at
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