Sharon Kaye Soles Hawkins Shephard, age 44, suddenly departed this earthly life and entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, August 12, 2014.
Sharon was born on October 23, 1969, in Fort Lenard Wood, Missouri, to the union of Charles and Barbara Soles. On her family’s return from Monterey, California, Sharon attended Norwood Elementary, Norwood Junior High, and Clinton High School.
Sharon married Clarence E. Hawkins Jr. of Oak Ridge. This union was blessed with four children: Tarence E. Hawkins and Aurora C. Hawkins of Bel Camp, Maryland; Telisa C. Hawkins Maxwell (Glen) of Brunswick, Georgia; and Xavier S. Hawkins of Oliver Springs.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Dennis J. Shephard; great-grandmother, Mary Royston; grandmother, Aurora Knaff; grandfather, Calvin Knaff; aunts, Dezora Wells, Edna Knaff, Jane Ann Johnson, and Betty Knaff; and uncles, Maurice Soles, Onard Knaff, and James Knaff. [Read more…]