Mrs. Dixie Lee Hayes Hoskin, 85, of 6581 Keener Rd., Clinton, passed away on Tuesday afternoon, April 9, 2019 at her daughter’s home in Newton Grove, with her family by her side.
A Funeral Service will be held Friday evening, April 12th at 7:00 pm at the Royal-Hall Funeral Home Chapel, with Rev. Stanley King officiating. A graveside service will be held on Saturday morning, April 13th at 11:00 am at the Faison Cemetery.
Mrs. Dixie was born on March 26, 1934 in Johnston County to the late Samuel Carlie and Alice Thornton Hayes. She was a poultry farmer and loved cooking Sunday dinners for her family. She was a dedicated member of St. Matthews Pentecostal Holiness Church, volunteering her time and loved to fellowship with her church family. She was very adventurous and lived life to the fullest.
She leaves behind four daughters: Judy Ann Jackson of Newton Grove, Kathy Lee Williams of Clinton, Alice Rose Long (Eddie) of Clinton, Wanda Kay Ginn of Goldsboro; two sons: Jesse “JW” Hoskin (Sandra Lee) of Dudley, Johnnie Ray Hoskin (Lynn) of Turkey; two sisters: Daisy Tyndall of Clinton, Elsie Dudley of Grantham; brother, Lester Hayes of Durham; thirteen grandchildren, twenty-three great-grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. She was a dedicated Mama, grandma, sister and friend to all. She leaves behind a loving legacy and will be greatly missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her parents, she was as preceded in death by her husband, William Franklin “Bill” Hoskin; a son, Herman Glenn Hoskin; one sister, Dorothy Smith; two brothers: Richard Hayes, Johnny Hayes; a grandson, Tony Ray Cherry and a great-grandson, infant Long.
Visitation for family and friends will be held immediately following the service on Friday evening; and other times at the home of her daughter, Judy Jackson at 7066 Harper House Rd., Newton Grove.
Royal-Hall is honored to serve the Hoskin Family.