2011-05-12 / Obituaries


Alex Gray Hawk, 94, of Grove Hill died May 8, 2011 at Jackson Health Care Facility .

He was born Aug. 3, 1916. He was a native of Coffeeville. He was a member of New Faith Baptist Church in Coffeeville. He was a retired mechanic with McKee Truck and Tractor.

Survivors include his niece and caregiver, Faye Cotten, Coffeeville; two grandchildren; six great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby J. Hawk and parents, Frank Gray and Jessie Hawk, two sisters, Lonie Cotten and Jean Hawk.

The service was May 11 at 11 a.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson with Rev. William Allison officiating. Burial was in the Coffeeville Cemetery.

Active pallbearers were Gene Parker, Max Cleiland, Billy Allday, Greg Cotten, Robbie Cotten, Henry Dunagan and Chester Allen Roberts.

Honorary pallbearers were the nurses and staff of Jackson Health Care, AserCare and Dr. Keith Scott.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson directed.


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