Paul Howard “Howie” Hankins, age 56 of Linden, passed away Tuesday, September 20, 2016 at Perry Community Hospital.
Funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Friday, September 23, 2016 in the chapel of McDonald Funeral Home in Hohenwald with Bill Webb officiating. Burial followed in the Hankins Ridge Cemetery in Hohenwald.
A sawmill operator, he was born January 28, 1960 in Nashville, a son of the Joyce Wayne Hamm Hankins and the late Byron Howard Hankins.
Mr. Hankins is survived by his mother, Joyce Hamm Hankins of Hohenwald; wife, Joyce Faye Hankins of Linden; son, Derrick Hankins of Spring Hill; daughter, Brandy Brakefield (Michael) of Lebanon; step-son, William Michael Brown of Centerville; step-daughter, April Nicole Malone (Christopher) of Centerville; sister, Rhonda Wills (Frank) of Hohenwald; grandchildren, Amber and Dustin Brakefield; step-grandchildren, Xavier Brown and C.J. Hinson.