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Thursday, September 16, 2021

Obituary - Alfred Jefferson Hawkins

Alfred J. Hawkins, age 90, of Knob Noster, Missouri passed away on Sunday, September 12, 2021 at Clinton Healthcare & Rehab Center in Clinton, Missouri.  Graveside services will be held 1:00PM Saturday, September 18, 2021 at the Knob Noster Cemetery, Knob Noster, Missouri.  Fond memories and condolences may be left online at

Alfred was born October 19, 1930 in Tony Creek, South Carolina the son of Prue and Lula (Shaw) Hawkins.  He was a retired Senior Master Sergeant in the US Air Force. Alfred was an avid coin collector.  He enjoyed watching Jeopardy! and sports, especially golf and tennis, and going to the shows in Branson.  He also enjoyed quiet moments spent sitting on his porch swing.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers; Marshall, William, Douglas and Alvin, a son, Bobby Hawkins, 2 grandsons; Shane Bentley and Bobby Hawkins, one great grandson, Brodie Bentley, and a daughter-in-law, Mary Hawkins. 

Among survivors are his wife, Betty of the home, 3 children; Roger Hawkins (Mariela) of Albuquerque, New Mexico, Terry Hawkins of Hazel Green, Alabama, and Cindy Robinson (Bruce) of Clinton, Missouri, 9 grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren. 

Arrangements have been entrusted to Vansant-Mills Funeral Home in Clinton, Missouri.