Let the memory of Nancy be with us forever
  • 72 years old
  • Born on August 10, 1941 .
  • Passed away on November 2, 2013 .

Nancy Driggs Hawkins Newton, 72, a resident of Granville County went home to be with her Lord  & Savior on November 2, 2013 at Moses Cone Hospital in Greensboro.

A native of Mecklenburg County, VA, she was the daughter of the late Isaac Hiram Driggs and Annie Perkins Driggs.  She was a dedicated member of Fields United Methodist Church and later became a committed member of Central Baptist Church where she grew to have a closer relationship with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.  Nancy was a devoted mother to her children and grandchildren and a friend to all.

She was preceded in death by her husband Sam Hawkins and her second husband Jackie Newton.

Surviving are a brother David Driggs (Hilda) of Warsaw, VA, two sons, Andy Hawkins of Warrenton, VA, Keith Hawkins (Lori) of Whitsett, NC, a grandson, Daniel Hawkins of Charlotte, NC, two step-grandchildren, Tyler and Melissa Cummings and two nieces, Kimberly McLean and Karen Lewis (Shane).

Visitation will be held Monday, Nov. 4 at Eakes Funeral Home of Oxford, NC from 7:00 til 8:30.  A funeral service will be held at 11:00 a.m. at Central Baptist Church, Henderson, NC and graveside to follow in Chase City, VA.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Central Baptist Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 178, Henderson, NC 27536.

Posted by Janet Flynn on 2nd November 2014
Just to let Nancy's family know that she is not forgotten. She will always be a special person in our conversations at future class reunions. She was a member of the organizing committee and is missed a lot. Bless be the tie that binds"""""
Posted by Betty Waldrep on 10th November 2013
Nancy graduated with my husband, David Waldrep. We were very shocked and saddened to hear of Nancy passing. We became especially close to Nancy when she married David's best friend, Jackie. Although Nancy moved after Jackie passed, we made several calls to keep in touch. She will be missed by many and our sympathies go out to the family.
Posted by Jewel Fields on 6th November 2013
I graduated from Bluestone High School with Nancy and her second husband Jackie. Nancy was always a beautiful and pleasant person. My prayers are with you.
Posted by Marjorie Perkins on 4th November 2013
Nancy was more like a sister to me. She was so kind and caring, and she was so supportive of my husband, John Riley Perkins (her uncle) who had a laryngectomy and died of cancer last November. She truly "walked the walk". She will always be in my heart. My thoughts and prayers are with you today and always.
Posted by Paige G Hayes on 4th November 2013
Nancy was a classmate of mine at Bluestone High School. She was a lovely,smiling person. We have all prayed so hard for her during all of this. She supported me in my time of need and I know God has her in his arms now. Rest in peace, Nancy.
Posted by Janet Flynn on 4th November 2013
I am so disappointed that Nancy did not make it through all the health issues but God knows best. Nancy has been a true friend since our elementary days at Chase City, VA. As we grew up and married our lives drefted apart but our friendship never left each other. Prayer chains went out all over the states for her from our class. Johnny and I send our deepest Sympathy to her Famil
Posted by Ann Wagstaff Dembroski on 3rd November 2013
I am deeply saddened to learn of Nancy's passing. Nancy and I graduated from Bluestone High School in the class of 1958 and have remained friends through the years. I must say that she was one of the sweetest persons I have ever known and always wore a smile.....no matter what. I'm sure God had a special place for her in heaven. My deepest sympathy to her sons, Andy and Keith.

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