LITHONIA

Mary Hawkins

Mary Zack Mann Hawkins, age 91, of Lithonia died May 9, 2013. Mary was preceded in death by husband, Henderson Hawkins. Surviving are children and their spouses, Linda and Spencer Boyd of Covington, Joan and Phil McMullan of Oxford, and Stan and Avra Hawkins of Flowery Branch; brothers, Bobby Mann of Oxford, and Bill Mann of Buckhead; granddaughters, Lisa Boyd, Kris McNeill, Jennifer Bartley and Leigh Green; and 5 great grandchildren, Riley, Aiden, Harrison, Tate and Harper. Mary, the oldest of 6 children, was born and raised in Rockdale County. She loved to read, learn and teach others. Mary proudly served as an executive secretary at Trust Company of Georgia and secretary at The First Baptist Church of Lithonia. But her proudest accomplishment was making a home and raising her family. She was a community and church leader, kind spirit and role model. Mary saw the positive in every situation and person. A funeral service will be held 3 oclock Sunday, May 12, at Lithonia First Baptist Church with Dr. Jim Martin and Rev. Leigh Jones officiating. Interment will follow at Hillandale Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Haiti Outreach Ministries or Bethlehem Ministries of Haiti through Presbyterian Church of the Resurrection, 3676 Georgia Highway 20, Conyers, GA 30012. Henry Funeral Home, Lithonia (770)482-4411, henryfuneral.com