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August 4, 2013

Freda Margaret Hawkins, 86; Henryville

Funeral services for Freda Margaret Hawkins, 86, Henryville, will be conducted at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013, at Adams Funeral Home & Crematory, Henryville, with burial to follow at Bowery Cemetery. She died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2013, at 2:30 a.m. at her daughter’s home. 

On May 28, 1948, in Louisville, she married William “Bill” A. Hawkins, who passed away on May 8, 2012. She was a member of Blue Lick Christian Church and a homemaker. 

Survivors include her children, Dolores Griffin and her husband, Bill, Henryville, Rosemary Hill and her husband, Michael, Silsbee, Texas, Ruth Tharp and her husband, David, Henryville, Tim Hawkins, Henryville, and Billie Blackburn and her husband, John, of Bluewater Bay, Fla.; seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, seven brothers and sisters and a grandson, Michael Anthony Hawkins. 

Visitation will be held Tuesday, Aug. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. and from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral Wednesday at the funeral home. 

Memorial contributions may be given in memory of Freda to Bowery Cemetery. 

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