Jerry Edward Hawkins, age 78 of 5814 Pine Swamp Road, Sparta, NC passed away Saturday, August 10, 2019 at his residence.

He was born January 26, 1941 in Alleghany County. He was preceded in death by his father, Ardell Hawkins and one brother, Harold Hawkins. He is survived by his wife Elva Hawkins of the home; one daughter, Joy Maines and fiancé Franklin Phipps of Sparta; one stepson, Joseph Kennedy and wife Lori of Independence, VA; three grandchildren, Hayden Maines, Alyssia Maines, and Ryan Kennedy; one sister, Opal Alley and husband Bobby of Summerfield; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends also survive. The family requests the honor of your presence at the funeral service to honor the life of Jerry at 2:00 Tuesday, August 13, 2019 in the chapel of Grandview Memorial Funeral Home with Elder Raymond Crouse and Alleghany Honor Guard officiating. Interment will follow at Landmark Union Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the funeral service at the funeral home and other times at the residence. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, PO Box 1287, Sparta, NC 28675, or to American Diabetes Association, 3109 Popular Woodcourt Suite 125, Raleigh, NC 27604. The family would like to extend special thanks to the staff of Medi-Home Hospice of Alleghany, especially Terry Maines, Kena Jones, Donna McCraw, Josh Hunt, and the Alleghany Honor Guard. 

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