Mrs. Ruby Jo Bullard-Hawkins, age 80, of Summerville, GA, died Saturday, September 30, 2017, at the Oakview Health and Rehabilitation Center.
Mrs. Hawkins was born May 21, 1937, in Centre, AL, daughter of the late Columbus “Pinky” White and Rosie Gertrude Robbins White.  She was a member of the New Beginnings Baptist Church, and prior to her retirement, was employed with Mohawk.  In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brothers, Clyde White, Eugene White, and Earl White; sisters, Lorene Bullard, Linda Dubler, Kathleen Baker, and Lois Morgan.
Mrs. Hawkins is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Diane and Larry Veatch; brother, Billy White; grandchildren, Stacy Mitchell, Dustin Veatch, and Ashley Whitfield; and 5 great-grandchildren.
Funeral services for Mrs. Hawkins will be held at 3:30 P.M. Monday, October 2, 2017, from the Mason Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Charles Bishop and Rev. Ken Johnson officiating.  Interment will follow in the West Hill Cemetery.  Active pallbearers will be Jason Whitfield, Dustin Veatch, Stacy Mitchell, Michael White, Bill Greer, and Gary Fortune.  Honorary pallbearers will be the Staff of Oakview Health and Rehabilitation.
Mrs. Hawkins will be in state at Mason Funeral Home and the family will receive friends from 1:30 P.M. until the hour of service on Monday.
Mason Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mrs. Ruby Jo Bullard-Hawkins who died on Saturday.  To share your condolences with the family online, please visit our website at www.masonfuneralhome.com.