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Madison Memorial Cemetery


Thomas Harold Hawk, age 90, died Friday, October 24, 2008. Mr. Hawk was born in Morgan County, Georgia on January 30, 1918 and lived in Madison, Georgia most of his life. He was the son of the late Thomas Oscar and Bessie Adcock Hawk of Morgan County.


He served in the U.S. Army during World War II in the Signal Service Corp with General McArthur's Headquarters in the Pacific Theater. He was a long time employee of Schnadig Corporation's furniture plant in Madison, Georgia. Following his retirement with Schnadig, he worked part time with the U. S. Department of Agriculture in North Georgia.


Mr. Hawk was a devoted husband to his beloved wife, Eunice, and they were members of First Baptist Church, Madison, Georgia. He life centered around his wife and family. His wife, Eunice Ashe Hawk, preceded him in death.


Survivors include a sister Ollie Mae Tamplin, Madison, Georgia, a son Tom and his wife Beth Hawk of Athens, Georgia, a daughter Cindy and her husband Wayne Lester of Bogart, Georgia; grandchildren, Ashley and her husband Andrew Aiken of San Francisco, California, Tom and his wife Elizabeth Hawk of Atlanta, Georgia, Harris and his wife Angela Hawk of Charlottesville, Virginia, Elizabeth and her husband Michael Johnson of Watkinsville, Georgia and Cynthia and her husband Brad Shepherd of Nashville, Tennessee; great grandchildren Frances Aiken and Olivia Aiken of San Francisco, California, Chambless Hawk of Atlanta, Georgia, Cole Johnson of Watkinsville, Georgia and Emory Shepherd of Nashville, Tennessee. 


Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, October 26, 2008 at 3 p.m. at A. E. Carter Funeral Home in Madison, Georgia with Reverend Jim Ross officiating. The family will receive friends at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday before the funeral at the funeral home. Contributions can be made to St. Mary's Alzheimer's Facility, St. Mary's Foundation, 1230 Baxter Street, Athens, Georgia, 30606.

A. E. Carter Funeral Home, 1670 Atlanta Highway, Madison, Georgia, has charge of arrangements. Interment will follow at Madison Cemetery.

From: The Athens Banner-Herald October 25, 2008

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From: The Morgan County Citizen September 13, 2001 

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