Funeral services for Mrs. Amanda Loretta Hawkins
Paquette, 85, of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, will be held at
2 P.M. on Wednesday, October 21, 2009, at Anderson – Upper
Cumberland Funeral Home in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow
in the Lynn Cemetery in the Burristown community of Jackson
The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 12 noon
until time of services.
Mrs. Paquette passed away on Sunday, October 18, 2009, at
NHC Healthcare in Murfreesboro, TN.
She was born June 28, 1924, in Jackson County, TN, to the
late Samuel J. Hawkins and Avo Smith Hawkins. She was a
retired sales associate with Brose Electric in Livonia, Michigan.
She was a member of the church of Christ.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in
death by 4 Brothers: Finis, Louis, Nathan, and William H. (Bill)
Hawkins; and 1 Sister: Jane Pryor.
Survivors include 1 Son: Toby Keen and wife Kathy of
Murfreesboro, TN; 1 Daughter: Jo Ellen Qualls of
Murfreesboro, TN; 1 Granddaughter: Amy Jo Monoghan of
Bolingbrook, Illinois; 1 Sister: Heelan Barlow and husband
Howard of Nashville, TN; Special Friends: Bessie Hunter,
Toby and Settie Burnett; several nieces and nephews also
Bro. Ralph Samples will officiate at the services.
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