Posted By:Jan
Subject:Mildred Hawkins Light, 89, TN, obituary
Post Date:July 02, 2009 at 16:56:42
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Mildred Hawkins Light, 89, of Kingsport, Sullivan Co TN,
died July 2, 2009, following a brief illness.

She was born December 29, 1919, in Boone's Creek,
Washington Co TN, and attended Boone's Creek High School.
She worked at Tennessee Eastman Company for several years.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Walter Hawkins
and Sudie Hawkins Chatman; her step-father, Joe Chatman;
three brothers, Raymond Hawkins, Jim Hawkins, and Fred
Hawkins; a sister, Mable Pardue; and several nieces and

She is survived by nieces and nephews; and many special

The family will receive friends anytime at the home of
John and Judith Barrett, Nancy Honaker, or Lynda Lovin, or
on Sunday, July 5, 2009, from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., at
Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, TN.

Burial will follow at Boone's Creek Christian Church
Cemetery, with Pastor Chad Roberts and Leroy Hawkins
officiating. Pallbearers will be Leroy Hawkins, Scott
Armstrong, Travis Armstrong, Ray Hawkins, Jeff Lovin, and
Paul Hobbs. Honorary pallbearers are Grover Everheart,
Andy Armstrong, and Walter Hawkins.

In lieu of food donations, the family requests that
memorial gifts be sent to the Friends of the Sullivan
Gardens Library, 104 Bluegrass Drive, Kingsport, TN 37660.

Hamlett-Dobson Funeral Home, Kingsport, TN, is serving the
Light family.