John Hawkins

John Wayne Hawkins

1936 - 2017

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Obituary of John Hawkins

John Wayne Hawkins

Clarksdale, MS

John Wayne Hawkins, 81, retired from Emhart where he was a tool and dye maker, passed away Tuesday July 18, 2017 at Merit Health in Clarksdale, MS. Visitation is Thursday July 20, 2017, 5:00-7:00pm at Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS. Funeral services are 2:00pm Friday July 21, 2017 at Meredith-Nowell Chapel in Clarksdale, MS with burial in the Memorial Gardens. Meredith-Nowell Funeral Home in Clarksdale, MS is handling the arrangements.

Mr. Hawkins was an avid fisherman and hunter. He was a Baptist.

Survivors include his wife of 35 years Mrs. Wendy Shaffer Hawkins of Clarksdale, MS; son Kenneth Wayne (Kimberly) Hawkins of Clarksdale, MS; daughters Laura Hawkins (Sean) Babb of Clarksdale, MS, Jackie Michelle Biggers of Millington, TN; brothers Billy Hawkins of Southaven, MS, Bobby Hawkins of Alvin, TX; grandchildren Lee Biggers, Michael Biggers; great-grandchildren Maya Biggers, Ciarra Biggers.

Preceded in death by his parents Mr. Dorman and Gladys Smith Hawkins; son John Wayne Hawkins.