Born Friday, July 28, 1922 in Cleveland, Mississippi, she was the daughter of the late David Tedder and the late Tommie Lovett Tedder.
She was preceded in death by two husbands: James E. Hawkins and Pink A. Atnip; her parents; daughter Emily Fox; brothers Thurman B. Tedder and Paul L. Tedder; and sisters Thera Gray Greer, Izona Norwood, Clara Bell Massey, Grace Estess, Frasia Armstrong and Velma Harden.
Surviving are son, Ralph Gordon Hawkins of Brooklyn, N.Y.; four grandchildren, and 2 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2014, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Ala.with Bro. Tony Boyles officiating.
There will be a graveside service on Tuesday, February 25, 2014, at 2:00 p.m. in Delta Heights Memorial Gardens in Cleveland.
The family will receive friends from noon to 2:00 p.m. on Monday, February 24, 2014, at Ardmore Chapel Funeral Home, Ardmore, Alabama.
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.ardmorechapel.com