51 year old Deborah Inez Hawkins of McMinnville died suddenly at her home on Thursday.
She aided her pastor husband for twenty years at Antioch Baptist Church in Coalmont, and the last year at Grace Tabernacle in McMinnville.
She was preceded in death by brother, Jeffery David Hobbs.
She is survived by her husband of thirty-one years, Rev. Ricky Hawkins, daughter, Jessica Nichole Hawkins and son, Ethan Garrick Hawkins, all of Tarlton Valley, TN; parents, Carl David and Catherine Hobbs of McMinnville; sister, Shelia and her husband Steve Johnson of McMinnville, a host of loving nieces and nephews; and special great-nieces, Emilya Hobbs and Eden Grissom.
Funeral service will be held at 3:00 p.m. Sunday at High Funeral Home in McMinnville. William Wanamaker and Mike Rigsby will officiate. Burial will be at King Cemetery in Grundy County. Visitation will be held from 12:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. Saturday and from 9:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Sunday at High Funeral Home.