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Hawkshaw Hawkins
Original name: Harold E. Hawkins
Birth: Dec. 22, 1921
Huntington
Cabell County
West Virginia, USA
Death: Mar. 5, 1963
Camden
Benton County
Tennessee, USA

Country Musician. Patsy Cline had participated in a benefit concert in Kansas City for the family of a disc jockey ("Cactus" Jack Call) who had died in a car accident. Ramsey (Randy) Hughes, Patsy Cline, Hawkshaw Hawkins, and Cowboy Copas, were all in Hughes Piper Comanche, when it crashed just west of Camden, TN in a hollow along a ridge line in a heavily wooded area known as Fatty Bottom, near a fire tower off Mule Barn Rd. in Sandy Point, about 5 miles west of the Tennessee River. The plane had left Kansas City about 1:30pm. The reported time of the crash varies sometime between 6:20pm and 7:00pm, March 5, 1963. Patsy's watch was reportedly stopped at 6:20pm. Ironically, Jack Anglin was killed in an auto accident on the way to Patsy Cline's funeral. Jack Anglin, Ramsey (Randy) Hughes, and Cowboy Copas, are also buried in this same cemetery. (bio by: Bill Walker) 
 
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  Jean Shepard (1933 - 2016)*
 
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Burial:
Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens
Goodlettsville
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 36.29552, -86.72571
 
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Record added: Jan 01, 2001
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