Hawkins, Talma Lucille Hyde (Cleveland)

Saturday, January 12, 2013

Talma Lucille Hyde Hawkins, 92, of Cleveland, TN, passed away Thursday, January 10, 2013 in a local health care facility. 

Mrs. Hawkins was the daughter of the late Bertha Jane Ware Hyde and Vernie Abner Hyde; and was also preceded in death by her husband, John Wyatt Hawkins; her sons-in-law, Leonard Colley and Billy Welch; her sisters, Edna Landrum, Geneva Duncan and Ruby Frazier; and her brothers, Edward Hyde and Ronald Hyde.

Mrs. Hawkins enjoyed working in her yard and her vegetable and flower gardens. She enjoyed singing and working with Children with their Bible Study. Mrs Hawkins was very active in her Church including teaching Sunday School for many years. She was a member of the Landmark Church of Jesus in Cleveland.

Survivors include her daughters, Charlotte Colley of Cleveland, Connie Short and her husband Thomas of Sand Mountain, AL and Candy Cross and her husband Boots of Lamontville, TN; her grandchildren, Lynne Kennedy and her husband Paul, Lanne Hildenbrandt and her husband Stephen, Russell Short, Kathi Fowler and her husband Jake, Karen Sims and her husband Glen, Matthew Welch and LCpl Daniel Welch; 12 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; her sister, Estelle Ellis of Pinehurst, NC; and several nieces and nephews.

The Remembrance of Life Service will be conducted Sunday, January 13 at 2 p.m. from the Landmark Church of Jesus with Pastor Ron Hyde officiating. Interment will follow in the Fort Hill Cemetery with Paul Kennedy, LCpl Luke Kennedy, Nathan Kennedy, Joel Kennedy, Stephen Hildenbrandt, Caleb Hildenbrandt, Zachary Hildenbrandt, Thomas Short, Russell Short, Jake Fowler, Bud Fowler, Glen Sims, Boots Cross, Matthew Welch and LCpl Daniel Welch serving as pallbearers. 

Mrs. Hawkins will be at the Church for viewing from 1-2 p.m. Sunday, January 13. 

The North Ocoee Chapel of the Jim Rush Funeral Homes has charge of the arrangements. 



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