With our deepest and heartfelt sympathy, we announce the passing from this life of Mr. Ulysses Hawkins, 67, (formerly of Roanoke, Alabama) a resident of Lafayette Extended Care in LaFayette, AL.
Mr. Hawkins transitioned from this life on Thursday, December 30, 2021 at Lafayette Extended Care in LaFayette, AL.
"Yes, I have crossed over to glory, and to you I say:
Just stay in the hands of Jesus, and we will meet again someday!"
Ulysses Hawkins, Jr. was born Nov. 12, 1954 in Calhoun County, AL to the parentage of the late Ulysses and Lucille (Allen) Hawkins, (Sr.).
His family of origin included not only his parents but also seven wonderful siblings including brothers: Bobby and Rufus (predeceased) and Billy (Crystal); and sisters: Jessie (predeceased), Helen, and Acquilla.
His religious foundation was built right here at home, at the Pure Holiness Church on Satterwhite Street, under the spiritual guidance of Bishop John and Frist Lady Barbara Ann Greathouse.
Ulysses -- fondly called "Ulice" grew up attending White Plains High School in Calhoun County, where -- while we are not 100% sure -- but we believe he might have been a member of the football team. This could very well account for his being such an enthusiastic Alabama Football Fan who could often be observed wearing his Alabama Roll Tide Tee. He received the greatest enjoyment out of laughing, talking, and just "carrying on." At other times, he loved listening to Church Music.
Ulysses worked in the local lumber milling industry as a pulpwooder; and also worked in Janitorial Service, at Traylor's Nursing Home in Roanoke.
Ulysses Transitioned from this life on Thursday, December 30, 2021, at Lafayette Extended Care in LaFayette, AL.
Ulysses is survived by his brother, Billy Hawkins (Crystal) of Roanoke, Alabama; two sisters: Helen Hawkins of Roanoke, AL and Acquilla Woods of Huntsville, AL; brother-in-law, Eddie Morgan, and sister-in-law Ruth Hawkins both of Roanoke, AL; a special niece, Jessica Hawkins of Roanoke, AL; and a host of other nephews, nieces, other loving relatives, and friends.
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