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Commerce Journal
April 5, 2006
A.J. Hawkins Sr., 79, of Sulpher Springs, died March 30, 2006, in Greenville. He was born Oct. 5, 1926, in Petty, the son of Albert Jack Hawkins and Eva Brown Hawkins.
He married Judy Kay Palmer in Fort Worth on Feb. 10, 1971.  Survivors include his wife, Judy; children, Gary Hawkins of Cooper, Darlene Pannell of Commerce, Rebecca Hawkins of Dallas, A.J. Hawkins Jr. of Dallas, Tommy (Butch) Sharp of Cooper, Joe Sharp of Cooper, Harry Kelly of Houston, Larry Kellly of Houston, Sandra Kelly of Houston, Ronnie Kelly of Houston, a goddaughter, Jennifer Keller of Commerce; grandchildren, Ashley Roberts of Commerce, Kendra Roberts of Commerce, Gary Hawkins Jr. of Dallas, Jamie Hawkins of Dallas, Ebonie Wright of Birthright, Isiah Pannell of Dallas, Malik Pannell of Dallas, Jada Pannell of Dallas, Terrance Pannell Jr. Dallas, Sara Kellly of Houston, Casey Pannell of Commerce, Lisa Michels of Paris; great-grandchildren, Aeriayanna Burrell of Commerce, Jaden Basham of Commerce and Mi Ernie Burrell of Commerce; brother, Harold Hawkins of Sulpher Springs and sisters, Pat Childress of Sulpher Springs, Betty Ray of Alabama, Eva Cooper of Sulpher Springs, Treva Nall of Mic. City, Ind., and Linda Hailey of Forney.  He was preceded in death by his parents, three brothers, Windel, Monel and Ray, three sisters, Sadie, Doris, and Nell and one son, James Albert Kelly.  Services were at 2 p.m. Monday at Jones-Walker & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Terry Bryan officiating. Interment followed at North Hopkins Cemetery in Birthright.  Pallbearers were Gene Jones, Paul Watson, Anthony Roberts, Anthony Roberts, Jason Cunningham, Jackie Ray and Dewayne Barnes.