Genesis Hawkins, better known as Genis, age 59 of Lake City, TN passed away Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at his home in Lake City. Genis loved the Lord and was a member of Little Cove Baptist Church. He was an ordained minister for over 30 years and pastored several churches in the area during those years. Genis loved helping others, ginsenging, and being with friends and family. He was preceded in death by his wife, Robin Hawkins; parents, Leroy and Leopal Hawkins; brother, David Hawkins and sisters, Patsy Sandefur and Betty Hawkins.
Genis is survived by his son, Stanley Hawkins & wife Elizabeth; daughter, Rosemary Seeber; brothers, Daniel Hawkins and Rev. Jeff Hawkins & wife Jeannie all of Lake City; sisters, Ralphine Malicoat & husband Ronnie of Lake City, Della Kitzmiller & husband Marvin of Lake City, Becky Quadttlebaum & fiancé Elmer Bell of Heiskell, and Lois Greg & husband Tom of Powell; grandchildren, Dillon Hawkins, A.J. Hawkins, Wade Wells, Brittney Tinker, and Tyler Collins; great grandchild, Arianna; special friends, Cedar Hill Baptist Church and Maxine Collins.
Genis’ family will receive friends on Friday, March 27, 2015 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN. His funeral service will immediately follow at 8:00pm in the chapel of Jones Mortuary with Rev. Verlin Langford and Rev. Glen Marlow officiating. Genis’ interment will be Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 11:00am at Cedar Hill Baptist Church Cemetery in Clinton. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Jones Mortuary, 375 N. Main St. Clinton, TN 37716 or by calling (865)457-1515. Jones Mortuary in Clinton is in charge of all arrangements.