First Lady Pamela Hawkins, affectionately known as Lady Hawkins, is the middle child of five children born to Neely Mosley and the late Grady Puryear. She accepted the Lord as her personal savior in 1983. Lady Hawkins a native of Decatur, Alabama received her H.S. Diploma from Austin High School and a B.S. degree from the University of Alabama. She received her bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Criminal Justice for a planned career in law. Her plans were altered after moving quickly up the corporate ladder with Bank of America where she currently serves as Vice President of Product Management. For nearly 20 years, Lady Hawkins has supported many areas of Bank of America including Retail, Wholesale and Corresponding Lending and received a host of awards for Leadership and Service.
Lady Hawkins was blessed to marry Bishop Gary Hawkins Sr., a man of God and Bishop of Voices of Faith. Together the Lord has blessed the happy couple with 5 sons, Gary Jr., Kalen, Dwight, Brandon and Garrison. Lady Hawkins has also been blessed with the gift of teaching, playing an active role in the North Fulton County School System where she volunteers her time to assist teachers and children. Lady Hawkins has also served several teaching roles in church including Vacation Bible School Teacher, Sunday School Teacher as well as Children Church Teacher. Train a child the way they should go and when he is old, he will not depart from it (Proverbs 22:6) . Lady Hawkins understands the calling on her life which is to educate and motivate children, glorify the Lord, support her husband, and the VOF family to fulfill God’s purpose.