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Celebration of Life for Mr. Dexter Wayne Hawkins will be held Thursday, June 7, 2018, 12 NOON at First Saint Peter AME Church, 1074 South Indian Creek Dr., Stone Mountain, Ga. Interment Lincoln Cemetery. Rev. Marcus Green, officiating. Remains will lie in repose at 10AM.

He leaves to cherish his memories, wife, Laurie Hawkins; sister, Gloria Cochran; brothers, Grover Hawkins, Jr., Michael Hawkins (Brenda), Kenneth Hawkins (Denise) and a host of other relatives and friends.

Family and friends are asked to assemble the church at 11AM. GUS THORNHILL'S FUNERAL HOME, INC., 404-768-2993.

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  • Friday, June 01, 2018
    Our staff will continue to keep your family in our prayers. We thank you for allowing us to serve your family.
    ~ Gus Thornhills Funeral Home, Inc.
  • Saturday, June 02, 2018
    To family and friends my deepest sympathy for the loss of your loved one. Losing a loved one in death is very painful and Almighty God Jehovah (Psalms 83:18;God's name) promises that he will resurrect millions of people who have died. "There is going to be a resurrection of both the righteous and unrighteous." Read John 5:28,29 and Acts 24:15. Learn more about Jesus Christ and how he will make God's wonderful promises come true at jw.org. May the God of comfort and tender mercies sustain you during this most difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4
    ~ E Blair   Americus, GA
  • Saturday, June 02, 2018
    I would like to send my sincere condolences to your family at this time of grief. Please continue to hold onto all the wonderful promises found in God's word for much needed comfort and hope. Also through many heartfelt prayers. Remember that our Father in Heaven knows how the sting of death affects us. (John 3:16)
    ~ Carolyn Atkins   Riverdale, GA
  • Saturday, June 02, 2018
    I would like to give my condolences to the Hawkins family,I grew up in the center hill area with Dexter,he was an awesome guy,and a great track star,he will be truly missed,Stay strong Laurie,RIP MR HAWKINS
    ~ Charles Brownlee   Douglasville, GA
  • Sunday, June 03, 2018
    To the family and friends, I would like to express my sincere condolences along with some words of encouragement. The God of all comfort gives us a loving promise found at Revelation 21:3-5 that is totally different from what we experience today. There will be no more sickness, pain nor death. God (Psalms 83:18) promises to conquer that enemy, by reversing the effect of death and resurrect those that are in his memory and see them live forever on earth in perfect conditions. Visit JW.org for additional encouraging Bible topics.
    ~ Wright   Decatur, GA
  • Sunday, June 03, 2018
    To the family and friends of Mr. Dexter Hawkins, I’m sending my sympathy and warm Christian love. It’s so sad to a lose a love one in death, but soon God’s kingdom will rule over mankind.(Matthew 6:10) Under that kingdom “no resident will say I am sick.”(Isaiah 33:24) There will be no death, no tears(Revelation 21:3,4) we will be able to live forever here on earth “in the abundance of peace.”(Psalms 37:11)
    ~ PN   Decatur, GA
  • Sunday, June 03, 2018
    I would like to offer my condolences to the Hawkins family and may God be a refuge and strength in your time of sorrow.(Psalms 46:1)
    ~ P. Watts   GA
  • Tuesday, June 05, 2018
    My sincere sympathy to the Hawkins Family. Wishing you comfort during this time and always. Love to the family.
    ~ Nanette Stillwell   Conley, GA
  • Tuesday, June 05, 2018
    Please know that you and your family are in my prayers. You already know that God is in charge, and will take care of you.
    ~ Velma Lane   Sumter, SC