Lynn Hawkins

Published 11:05 pm Saturday, January 5, 2019

CARRSVILLE — Wanda Lynn Hawkins, 53, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 1, 2019, with family and friends at her bedside.

Lynn Hawkins

Lynn was born in Franklin, and was predeceased by her father, Robert Earl Lankford.

She was a home health nurse for Comfort Keepers and was the owner of a home cleaning company. Lynn, a tomboy as a little girl, was known as “Buddy” by her father and grew to be a loving mother and grandmother.

She was a wonderful homemaker and a hard worker. Lynn had been a roofer, carpenter, painter and gardener. She loved all flowers and all animals.

Left to cherish her memory are her husband, Robert “Berto” T. Hawkins; her mother, Emily B. Lankford; two daughters, Jennifer Thomas (Nick) and Heather Lassiter (Josh;) one sister, Gwyn Holland; four grandchildren, Savannah and Lizzie Collins, Marilyn Jane Lassiter and Hunter Thomas; and Berto’s children, Ashley, Brittany and Robert Hawkins Jr.; one step-grandchild, Greyson Thacker; and her beloved six dogs, Annie Mae, Daisy, Cappi, Loretta, Sonny and her favorite, Miss Piggy.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan, 6, in Wright Funeral Home, Franklin, with the Rev. Curtis Faison officiating. The burial will follow in Black Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family received friends from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday in the funeral home, and suggests that memorial donations be made to Partners Among Cats and Canines (PACC,) c/o Becky Lowe, P.O. Box 1133, Franklin, VA 23851, or the American Cancer Society.,