Funeral services for Mrs. Phyllis Bain Hawkins, 89, of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 11 A.M. on Thursday,
March 17, 2011, at Gainesboro First United Methodist Church
in Gainesboro, TN. Burial will follow in the John L. Clark
Memorial Cemetery in the Stone community of Jackson County,
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on
Wednesday from 4 P.M. – 9 P.M., and at the church on
Thursday from 10 A.M. until time of services.
She passed away on Monday, March 14, 2011, at her
She was born August 24, 1921, in Baxter, TN, to the late
James Anderson Bain and Bonnie Nunally Bain. On August
24, 1946, she was married to the late John Willie Hawkins,
who passed away March 4, 1983. She was retired from Twin
Lakes Telephone Co., and a member of the Gainesboro First
United Methodist Church.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded
in death by 1 Son: David Bain Hawkins; 4 Sisters: Pearl York,
Nell Bain, Elizabeth Feak, and Ruth Wooten; and 2 Brothers:
James Bain and Bill Bain.
Survivors include 2 Sons: James Wm. (Brenda) Hawkins
and Joe Frank (Shirley) Hawkins, all of Gainesboro, TN; 1
Daughter: Johnny Margaret (Joe) Loftis of Gainesboro, TN; 10
Grandchildren: Lisa Loftis, James (Shannon) Hawkins, Jr.,
Jennifer Loftis, Shane Hawkins, Jason Loftis, Sam Hawkins,
Stephen Loftis, John Hawkins, Angela Hawkins, and Daniel
Hawkins; 4 Great-Grandchildren: Holly Hawkins, Hannah
Hawkins, Ryan Hawkins, and Lilly Hawkins; and 1 Brother:
Frank Bain of Baxter, TN.
Rev. Kathie Bowles and Shirley Ingram will officiate at the
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