Cover photo for Lillian Hawkins Britt's Obituary
Lillian Hawkins Britt Profile Photo
1931 Lillian 2022

Lillian Hawkins Britt

July 15, 1931 — May 26, 2022

Chapel Hill, Tennessee

Mrs. Lillian Hawkins Britt, age 90, of Chapel Hill, Tennessee, died Thursday evening, May 26, 2022 at her home after an extended illness. Mrs. Lillian was born in Marshall County and was a daughter of the late James Fisher Hawkins and Ruth Elizabeth Ferguson Sinclair. In addition to her parents, she was also preceded in death by her husband, Charlie Keith “Chuck” Britt, who died in 2013, and son-in-law, Stevie Holton, who died in February of 2022.

Mrs. Britt was a homemaker, and for 35 years, owner and operator of Lillians’ Beauty Shop in the Holts Corner Community. Over the years, she also was the owner of the Parkview Restaurant, Mels Diner and the Oasis Restaurant. Mrs. Britt was a member of Smyrna Baptist Church in Chapel Hill. S

he is survived by her children, Sheila (Eddy) Harber, Chapel Hill, TN, Sharon Holton, Chapel Hill, TN, David (Dottie) Ghee, Franklin, TN, Kristin (Ray) Ghee, Chapel Hill, TN; grandchildren, Sherry (Leo) Strasser, Tommy (Karla) Harber, Lori (Shannon) Curtis, Keith (Lori) Harber, Robin (Randy) Hollingsworth, Dave (Mandy) Holton, Bailee (Preston) Mathis, Katie Ghee, Fred Penick (Christie Rowdon), Preston McDonald, Brian Osborne, Jeremiah Dodson, Luke Dodson; great grandchildren, Ross (Bernadette) Strasser, Sydney Strasser (Evan Hayes), Layne Strasser, Reed Strasser, Jonathan (Braylin) Harber, Brandon Harber, Cannon Curtis, Madison Curtis, Keaton Curtis, Sadie Harber, Lucas Harber, Logan (Delanie) Hollingsworth, Laiken (Jake) Zimmerlee, Hayleigh Hollingsworth, Luke Holton, Carson Holton (Austin Criswell), Lileana Amis; great great grandchildren, Peter Strasser, Simon Strasser, Rosette Strasser, Britt Criswell.

Family members will receive friends on Saturday, May 28, 2022 from 4:00 until 8:00 p.m. at Lawrence Funeral Home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Sunday, May 29, 2022 from the chapel of Lawrence Funeral Home with Rev. Tim McGehee and Rev. Mark Smith officiating. Burial will follow in Swanson Cemetery in Chapel Hill.

Tommy Harber, Keith Harber, Leo Strasser, Shannon Curtis, Dave Holton, Randy Hollingsworth, Fred Penick, Preston McDonald, Bryan Osborne, Luke Dodson and Jeremiah Dodson will serve as pallbearers.

The family of Mrs. Britt would like to give a special thanks to Angela Thompson, and the staff of Caris Healthcare for their kind and compassionate care during her illness.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Lillian Hawkins Britt, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services


Saturday, May 28, 2022

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral Service

Sunday, May 29, 2022

Starts at 2:00 pm (Central time)

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 17

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree