Graveside services will be held at 11:00 A.M., Saturday, June 26, 2021 at Eastview Cemetery, Ashby Street, Americus, Georgia.
Please be mindful that we will adhere to all government recommendations and mandates at all services at this time. We are limiting graveside seating to no more than 10 with masks being strongly encouraged. Other masked attendees are welcomed but will be expected to practice social distancing.
Graveside services are likely to be held on ground that is uneven, which is out of the control of Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. We ask that you take this into consideration when choosing footwear, such as shoes with high, thin heels. Please be advised that Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc. will not be held responsible for injuries at a grave site because of this.
Mrs. Lucy Lee Hawkins Carter was born in the county of Sumter and the city of Americus, Georgia to the late Zim Hawkins and the late Fannie Mae Hawkins. Being reared up in Sumter County, she was educated in the public school system of Americus, Georgia. She was preceded in death by one brother, Arthur Lee Pine; Being the beloved companion of the late Lyn Bell Little she became the beloved caretakers of his daughters, Daisy and Desarae and it was vice-versa with Lucy. They loved Lucy as well as they loved their mother.
The Bible says, “Who can find a virtuous woman, for her price is far above rubies. (Proverb31:10)
The scripture also says, “Silver and gold have I none, but such as I have give I thee.”
Lucy enjoyed cooking, fishing and working in her garden and flower bed. She had one of the best hands in raising collard greens, tomatoes and hot peppers. And most of all she enjoyed sharing them with her family and friends.
She leaves a legacy of love and many fonds memories to her beloved siblings, Ceola Washington, Catherine Hawkins, Willie C. Hawkins and Clarence Hawkins;
A host of nieces, nephews, other relatives including Daisy Little and family, Desarae Blakely and family and the All Ways Caring Home Care and family and a devoted caregiver, Barbara Burts.