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
County, TN.

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
survive.

Bro. Ralph Samples will officiate at the services.
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