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Madonna Sue LeMaster Hawkins, 87, Russell Springs, KY (1934-2021)

Madonna Sue LeMaster Hawkins of Russell Springs passed away from this world on Friday, November 19, 2021, at Fair Oaks Health and Rehabilitation. She was 87 years old.

Funeral services are 1pmCT on Monday, November 22, 2021, at Bernard Funeral Home Chapel, 367 N. Main St., Russell Springs, KY, with brother Leonard Pierce officiating. Burial will follow in Jamestown City Cemetery.

Public visitation will be held from 10amCT until service time on Monday, November 22, 2021, at Bernard Funeral Home.

Born on July 18, 1934, in Grayson, Kentucky, she was the daughter of Clifford Raymond and Minnie Fuller LeMaster. Sue retired from Fair Oaks after working there many years as a med tech. She enjoyed spending time sewing, quilting, and knitting. Sue also enjoyed taking trips and would travel every time she got a chance. She was a wonderful person that truly loved her family. Sue was a member of Living Stone Church.

Survivors include two sons, Jack (and Sue) Hawkins, of Dayton, Ohio, and James Hawkins, of Russell Springs; five daughters, Barbara Kay (and Raymond) James, of Russell Springs, Earlene Sue Vicory (and Bruce Lenio) of North Royalton, Ohio, Emma Burns, of Arkansas, Joyce Back, of Campbellsville, and Tina Hall, of Ohio; eighteen grandchildren, William Curtis LeMaster, Phillip Ray Hosack, Brandy Nelson, Leslie Nelson, Emily Lipford, Johnnie Burns, Jackie Sue Hawkins, Bobby Joe Hawkins, David Ray Hawkins, Jim Helm, Jordan Hawkins, Mary Hawkins, Joe Hall, Chrissy Hall, Ramona Hosack, Kathey Carroll, Margaret Sue Huseman, and Gretchen James; and thirty-seven great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Sue was preceded in death by two husbands, Kenneth Vicory and Everett Hawkins; a beloved friend, Donald L. Rhoades; a daughter, Arlene Hawkins; two sisters, Judy Gail Mathews and Pamela Robinson; three grandchildren, Timothy Wayne Hosack, Robert Allan Hawkins, and Richard Lee James; and a great-grandchild, Jay Sparks.

Sue's pallbearers will be members of the Caretakers Riding Club.

Bernard Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Madonna Sue LeMaster Hawkins, 87, Russell Springs, KY (1934-2021)

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