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Barbara Sue Hawkins

October 6, 1948 February 19, 2015
Barbara Sue Hawkins
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Irvine: Barbara Sue Hawkins, 66, wife of Steve Hawkins, passed away Thursday, February 19th, 2015 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center after a long illness. Mrs. Hawkins was a native of Estill County, a daughter of the late Taylor and Callie Baber Powell. She was a retired van driver for BMT, and Kentucky River Foothills. She was a member of the White Oak Church of God, a member of the Estill County Dulcimer Club, the American Legion Post 76 Women's Auxiliary, the Estill County Golf Club, and the Silver Sneakers Get Fit Health Club. She was preceded in death by her brothers Bill Powell, and Breck Powell; and her sister Ruth Powell. She was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. Survivors other than Steve, her husband of twenty-seven years include her children James Edmondson (and girlfriend Maliea Arvin); her daughter Angelia (and husband William) Sherlin; her brother Eugene "Jip" Powell; her sister Louise (and husband Richard) Henry; her grandchildren Kristyn Bush, Devan Bush, Ashlee Edmonson, Morgan Sherlin, Haley Sherlin, and Taylan Arvin; her great-grandchild Gracie Roth; several nieces and nephews; and her canine companion Benji. Services will be held Wednesday, February 25th, 2015, at 1:00 pm at the White Oak Church of God, with Bro. Glendon Woosley officiating. Burial will follow in the Sonny Powell Cemetery. Friends may call anytime after 6:00 pm, February 24th at Lewis Funeral home, and from 11:00 am until service time Wednesday at the church. Pallbearers will be Randy Powell, Jimmy Powell, Robbie Powell, Ryan Powell, Devan Bush, and William Sherlin.


1:00 pm Wednesday, February 25th, 2015

White Oak Church of God


6:00 pm Tuesday, February 24th, 2015 11:00 am until service time Wednesday at the church

Lewis Funeral Home

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