Joe Hawkins was born in 1888 in Blountville, Tennessee. He died of broncho pneumonia.
“Joe Hawkins, 31, died Monday, October 21, 1918 at Camp Sheridan, Alabama. His remains were taken to the home of his parents at Emmetts, where funeral and burial services were held. Surviving are his parents and two brothers.”
-The Journal and Tribune, Knoxville, Tennessee, October 26, 1918.