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BROWDER - Frieda Nell Hawkins, 85, of Browder, died Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at her home. Mrs. Hawkins was born December 30, 1932, in Muhlenberg County. She was a member of Browder Missionary Baptist Church. She was an avid bowler with the women's league of Central City. The Hawkins' together joined a couples league, which they enjoyed for many years. She was owner/operator of H & H Woodcrafts in Browder, with booths located at Luke's Flea Market in Greenville and Flealand in Bowling green. She enjoyed her collections of glassware, including teacups, teapots, and roosters. She was a passionate reader. Thanks to Patricia Bryant for loaning her all your books. She was preceded in death by her husband, James Jr. Hawkins; sons Randy and William "Billy"; grandchildren Heather and Randi Ann; and great-granddaughter Bailey.

She is survived by her sons, Jim (Tina) Hawkins of Crestwood and Tommy (Shirley) Hawkins of Penrod; daughter Melinda (James "Jim") Clardy of Beechmont; 15 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister Christine Mosley of Evansville, IN; and several nieces and nephews.

Services will be Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 12:00 noon at Tucker Beechmont Funeral Home, with Rev. Jeremy Jessup officiating, assisted by Rev. Terry Chaney. Burial in Forest Grove Cemetery. Visitation will be Thursday after 10:00AM at the funeral home. The Hawkins family wishes to sincerely thank the staff of Western Kentucky Hospice for their help and guidance on this journey, especially Robin (Mom's favorite). Online condolences may be made at