Obituaries

Melvina Payton “Tit” Hawkins

Melvina Payton “Tit” Hawkins, 79, a resident of Franklin, LA and native of Bayou Sale, LA, passed away peacefully on Tuesday October 13, 2020 at 11:25 pm at Maison Teche Nursing Home in Jeanerette, LA.

Visitation will be observed on Saturday, October 24, 2020 from 9:00 AM until funeral services at 11:00 AM at the New Providence Baptist Church in Centerville, LA. (All visitors are asked to adhere to the CDC/local regulations by wearing masks and practicing social distancing). Pastor Ronald Young will officiate the services. Burial will follow funeral services in the Franklin Cemetery- Main Street in Franklin.

Memories of Melvina will forever remain in the hearts of her children, Evelyn Hawkins of Franklin, LA, Lana (Yerol) Marks of Jeanerette, LA and Louis Hawkins, Jr. (Debra) of Franklin, LA; two brothers, Joseph (Dorothy) Howard of Franklin, LA and Taylor (Ethel) Howard of Centerville, LA; six grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren, as well as several other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.
Melvina was preceded in death by her two daughters, Jacqueline  Hawkins and Zelda Payton; her parents, Andrew and Annie Howard Payton, three sisters, and four brothers.

To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Melvina “Tit’ (Payton) Hawkins, please visit our floral store.

Jones Funeral Home of Morgan City/Franklin/Jeanerette/Houma in charge of arrangements.  Please visit; www.jones-funeral-home.com to send condolences to family.

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