Jimmie L. Hawkins, age 83, passed peacefully to the Lord on January 10, 2011 in Corsicana.
Born in Kerens, September 17, 1927, he was preceded in death by parents Laura Mae and Ira B (Pete) Hawkins and sister Linda Hawkins Berry.
He is survived by his loving wife of 60 years Wanda Garner Hawkins; daughter Karen Hawkins Fenton and husband Al of Houston; son Tommy Hawkins and wife Cindy of Corsicana; brothers Roy Glenn (Shorty) Hawkins and wife Betty and Daniel Wayne Hawkins and wife Laverne all of Athens; one sister, Gladys Collins of Tyler and many nieces and nephews.
During his working life in Corsicana he was employed by Texas Miller (Adam Hats); Chattanooga Glass and established "Big H Tire" in 1975.
He loved life to the fullest enjoying hunting in Colorado; fishing in Matagorda; flying model airplanes; participating in the Shriner organization and having family gatherings.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
Wesley Methodist Church Food Committee 3308 N. Beaton Corsicana, Texas 75110