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Ralphine Malicoat

Ralphine Hawkins Malicoat, 75, of Rocky Top, formerly of Lafolllette, went home to be with her savior peacefully at her home on March 19th, 2024. She was a faithful member of Island Home Baptist Church. She was an assistant manager at Big Lots in Lafollette, Tennessee. She loved spending time with her family and shopping.

She is preceded in death by her parents, LeRoy and LeOpal (Marlow) Hawkins; brothers, Daniel (Boone) Hawkins, David (Levi) Hawkins, and Genis and wife Robin Hawkins; sisters, Infant Betty Hawkins, Della and husband Marvin Kitzmiller, and Patsy (Lucy) Sandefur; brothers-in-law, Tom Gregg and Elmer Bell.

She is survived by her loving husband of 59 years Ronnie Malicoat; sons, Steve Malicoat and wife Julie Malicoat of Rocky Top, Benny Malicoat and Evy of Oak Ridge, North Carolina; daughter, Jessica and husband Donald Hays of Rocky Top; grandchildren, Zach Malicoat, Noah Malicoat, Hunter Hays, Sara Malicoat, and Olivia Hays; honorary grandchildren, Samantha Melton, Alia Ashmore, Becca Smith; and grand-dog, Teddy Bear Malicoat. Great grandchild, Wesley Hays; brother, Rev. Jeff and Jeannie Hawkins of Rocky Top; sisters, Becky Quattlebaum and Lois Gregg, sister-in-law, Donna Hawkins; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

The Malicoat family will receive friends on Tuesday, March 26th, 2024 from 5:00 p.m until 7:00 p.m. with funeral to follow at Jones Mortuary Chapel in Clinton, TN. with Rev. Dennis Galloway and Rev. Pete Lowe officiating. The Graveside service will be conducted on March 27th, 2024 at 11:00 a.m. Ralphine will be laid to rest at Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery. 

The family would like to extend a special thank you to Amedisys Hospice, Dr. Repine and staff for the support and care.

Jones Mortuary in Clinton, TN is honored to serve the family of Ralphine Malicoat.