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Diane Hawkins Nelson
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  • Alzheimer's Association
    P.O. Box 96011
    Washington, DC 20090

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We thank you for the tender care you have provided along this challenging journey. Through the years we have had the high privilege of being eyewitnesses to sweet Diane's life; a life held and shaped by the loving hands of her gentle savior.


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I met Diane in the choir at East Baptist Church. Diane had a beautiful and quiet spirit. She will be sorely missed by all who knew her. Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family during this difficult time.

Posted by: Cameron Wilson - Mount Pleasant, SC - Friend   Jul 13, 2020

Mark, I just now learned of Diane's passing. I am so very sorry. It grieves me to hear this very sad news.

Posted by: Wayne Bieganousky - Waxhaw, NC - Friend   Jul 13, 2020

Mark, Karen and I are so grateful for all you and Diane contributed to so many lives at ECBC. We miss you, and grieve with you.
Dennis and Karen Allen

Posted by: Dennis Allen - BIRMINGHAM, AL - Friend   Jul 12, 2020

Mark, Rebecca, and Elizabeth, Dianne was pure sunshine. It's been a few years but there are some people you can never forget. She brought joy and laughter to everyone she met. Watching her in the choir there was no doubt of her worship of her Savior. There was never a time when y'all were together that it didn't look like you were having fun. We've prayed for you as you walk this road of missing her. You will certainly feel

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Posted by: Laurette and Barry Baughman - Dalton, GA - Friend   Jul 12, 2020

Dear Mark and the Hawkins family,
I was saddened to hear of Diane's passing. It has been so many years since I last saw her, but she remains a very bright and wonderful presence in my life. I know you all grieve, but maintain the hope and assurance of a reunion to come.

Tom MacMillan

Posted by: Tom MacMillan - Friend   Jul 12, 2020

Mark and family,
So very sorry to hear about Diane's passing. We thought she was such a kind person. Hold tight to your memories and the knowledge that she is home. I know all of you will miss her dearly! Sincerely, Bun and Susan Stubbs

Posted by: Susan Stubbs - Mount Pleasant, SC   Jul 12, 2020

Dear Mark, Rebecca and Elizabeth,
Our hearts are sad to hear of Dianes passing but we rejoice knowing she is with God. Our prayers are given for your peace and comfort in the coming days, weeks and beyond. Draw your strength from Our Father God as He will give you all your needs. In His Love and ours,
Kim and Cliff Hudson

Posted by: Kim Hudson - Friend   Jul 12, 2020

Having only met Diane once, I was witness to her gentle spirit and sweet personality . I know her absence leaves with each ot you a tremendous hole in your lives . However, at the same time your hearts are filled with memories and the reality that this is not finality ! This is painful but not hopeless , as she waits for you all in heaven with her Lord. Know that until that day you will be surrounded by

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Posted by: Peg Walden    Jul 12, 2020

Dearest Mark, Rebecca and Elizabeth, I am so sorry to hear about Diane's passing. Our prayers are with you all.

Posted by: Skye McKee - John's Island, SC - Family   Jul 11, 2020

Hi Mark, I am so sorry to hear of Diane's passing. You and the girls are in my thoughts and prayers In this time of deep grieving and loss. May you feel the Lord's loving and comforting arms carrying you during this time. Blessings, Audrey

Posted by: Audrey Ware - Neptune Beach, FL - Friend   Jul 11, 2020