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Thomas Edward Hawkins, 94, of Newberry, died June 22, 2020 at White Oak Manor.

Born on February 3, 1926 in Newberry County, he was a son of the late Allen Samuel Hawkins, Sr. and Louise Stockman Hawkins. He was a World War II Army Veteran,and served in the Military Police. He was a farmer and later retired from Carter and Holmes. He was a member of Ebenezer United Methodist Church where he was a former Sunday School teacher and served as the Finance Chairman for many years. He was a former member of the Newberry County School Board. He loved his family dearly. He had a great love for flowers and always enjoyed working in his big vegetable garden.

He is survived by a son, Wayne Edward Hawkins and his wife Melma of Ninety Six; daughters, Marie Cohen and her husband Jerry of Newberry and Connie Summer of Columbia; a brother, Allen S. Hawkins, Jr. and his wife Betty of Lugoff; grandchildren, Angie(Jeff) Bickley, Michael (Tamela) Cohen; Daniel (Brooke) Summer, Kayla (Zachary) Kennedy, Shannon (Matt) Furlong, and Jennifer Cockrell; 14 great-grandchildren; and 4 great-great-grandchildren. He was predeceased by his wife of 70 years, Dorothy Waters Hawkins and by a brother, Fred W. Hawkins.

Committal services will be held at 2:30 pm Thursday, June 25, 2020 in Newberry Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends following the service. Memorials may be made to Ebenezer United Methodist Church.

Active pall bearers will be Michael Cohen, Jeff Bickley, Daniel Summer, Caleb Bickley, Colby Bickley, and Jordan Furlong.

 

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#13 Mac Holmes 2020-06-29 15:43
I have many good memories of Edward from Ebenezer and from Carter And Holmes. I am very sorry for your loss.
 
 
#12 Judy Bailey 2020-06-28 21:20
Marie and family, I am very sorry for the loss of your Dad. Thoughts and prayers are with all of you. Judy
 
 
#11 Alice Boozer 2020-06-28 08:35
To the Hawkins family. Brice and I are so sorry for your loss.
Keeping the family in our prayers.
 
 
#10 June H Stepp King 2020-06-24 17:15
Edward was a favorite cousin of mine. He was always friendly and easy going. I worked at Carter & Holmes while he was there and looked forward to seeing his smiling face each day. May God bless you all as you journey through the grief of this loss.
June Hawkins Stepp-King
 
 
#9 Anne and Al Shealy 2020-06-24 15:08
Marie, Please accept our sympathies on the loss of your dear father. I know he was a blessing for you, your children and grandchildren. May God strengthen you and give you peace.
 
 
#8 Lana Bannister 2020-06-24 10:21
Marie and all of the family, You all are in our thoughts and prayers. May God's peace be with you all. Lana and Wayne Bannister
 
 
#7 Tina and Kevin Staub 2020-06-24 09:00
Sending our love and deepest sympathy to you all. Mr. Edward was truly one of the "Greats". His kindness and love for his family, friends and community will always be remembered. You will be in our prayers.
 
 
#6 Lynn & Rick Dowd 2020-06-24 07:34
Marie, Connie and family, We are so saddened to hear your dad has passed. He was such a gentle soul and one of the kindest people we knew. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
 
 
#5 Edith Hite 2020-06-24 07:00
Marie and family, Carlton and I are sorry for the loss of your father. May God grant you peace with wonderful memories.
 
 
#4 Faye Morris 2020-06-23 19:26
Marie and family. My thoughts and prayers with you and the family. So sorry for your loss and love u and if I can do anything please let me know
 
 
#3 Billy & Edith Morris 2020-06-23 18:25
Our deepest sympathy in the loss of Mr. Edward. You are all our thoughts and prayers.
 
 
#2 Cherrie F Longshore 2020-06-23 16:55
Connie and family, I am so sorry for your loss. Keeping your family in my prayers.
 
 
#1 Brenda Smith 2020-06-23 16:18
Marie and Family, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Brenda smith