November 16, 2012

Fairy Lee Hawkins-Gentry

— Funeral services for Fairy Lee Hawkins-Gentry, 72, of Chickasha, OK will be held Saturday November 17, 2012 @ 11:00 A.M. at Church of the Living God (P.G.ofT.) Chickasha, OK.  Overseer D. Allen will officiate and eulogize the services.  He will be assisted by Minister K. Aikens, Pastor R. Colbert, Elder Clarence Seals, and Pastor T. McKenzie


Fairy Lee Hawkins-Gentry was born in Tipton, OK to Wade Hawkins and Louiza Sweets on July 31, 1940.  Due to the passing of her mother, while yet a toddler, Fairy, at an early age move to Chickasha.  In Chickasha, she was raised by her Grandfather, Mr. Robert Brown; Grandmother, Victoria Lewis and her Aunt Dorothy; along with help from her step-mother, Lillian Hawkins.

Fairy attended Lincoln Schools in Chickasha. She had various jobs around the area: Maremont, Robbies Pit B-B-Q, Davis Café, Wallmart, and Bartending. Fairy united with the Church of the Living God (P.G.ofT.) in 1980 under the leadership of Overseer Leo M. Johnson. She served faithfully in God's House.  In Church, Fairy was a member of the Darcus Mission, Kitchen Committee, Youth Vacation Bible School, and Choir Department; as well as wherever else the Church needed her.

In 1957, Fairy Lee Hawkins united in holy matrimony to Franklin Pennington. To this union 4 children were born: Clay, Jerita, Linda, and Keith.  In 1963, She  

married Robert Doss, to this union 2 children were born: Robert and Nikki.  Fairy, later in life, married Jack Gentry.  No children were born to their union.

Fairy was preceded in death by both parents and grandparents; one granddaughter, Tandra Dawn Johnson; sister, Joyce Hawkins; step daughter, Frankie Mae Pennington; great-grandaughters, Jamelia and Arielle; one brother, Ural Littles; nephew, Tollie Melvin; Step-Grandmother, Mertle Littles.  

Those left to cherish her memories: aunt, Dorothy Melvin of Chickasha; Six Children: Clay Doss of Lexington; Keith (Jan) Doss of Chickasha; Jerita Pennington of Oklahoma City; Linda Horton of Chickasha; Robert (Stephanie) Doss, Jr. of Hobart, OK; Nikki Doss of Oklahoma City.  Six sisters:  Evelyn Hawkins, Mary Hawkins, JoAnn Hawkins, Elizabeth Hawkins, Shirley Hawkins, and Lorena Roberts; Step-sister, Shirley Littles;  Stepmother, Lillian Hawkins.

Four stepchildren: Margie, Howard, Wannette, and Tony. A special cousin; Porsche Riley and Adopted daughters:  Stacy Howard, Gina Daughtery, Sandra Sampson, and Briana Foster Brown; very special friends: Mollie Roberts, Brenda Williams, Willie Mae Parks, and Wanda J. Jones.

Fairy's memories will be cherished by her Church Family, Lincoln Alumni Assc. And classmates, and a host of other relatives and friends.   

Services are entrusted to Brown/Christian Funeral Home

Ricky A. Brown, Funeral Director/Embalmer


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