Jesse M. Hawkins 1931-2008
POTTSBORO - Funeral services for Jessie M. Hawkins, 76, of Pottsboro, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, May 13, 2008, in Johnson-Moore Funeral Home Chapel. The Rev. Kenneth Dacus will officiate, and burial will be in DFW National Cemetery.
She died Thursday, May 8, 2008, at her residence.
Mrs. Hawkins was born Dec. 30, 1931, in Grafton, Ill., the daughter of Clarence and Myrl Goins Baecht. She graduated from Denison High School. She married Guy C. Hawkins on April 8, 1950, in Las Vegas, Nev.
She worked as a chiropractor's assistant and was an avid gardener. She was a Christian who loved the Lord, and was a wonderful wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Always Better Care Home Hospice.
Surviving are her husband, Guy C. Hawkins of Pottsboro; sons, Guy C. Hawkins Jr. and wife Theresa of Oklahoma City, Okla., Robert L. Hawkins of Pottsboro and William J. Hawkins and wife Christie of Austin; daughters, Karen Lynn Schuth and husband Loren of Denison, Janice M. Finch and husband Rob of Austin, Susan M. West and husband Bobby of Denison; brothers, Clarence "Buddy" Baecht and Robert Baecht, both of Denison; sisters, Rosie Dickson of Omaha, Neb., and Nancy Richards and husband Bob of Denison; and 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her brothers, Charles Baecht and Tony Baecht and sister, Alice Holcomb.
The family will be at the funeral home from 6 -7 p.m. Monday.
Memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Disease Research, c/o UT Southwestern Medical Center, P.O. Box 910888, Dallas, TX 75391-0888 or Always Better Care, 2009 Independence St., Suite 100, Sherman, TX 75090.
Published in The Herald Democrat from 5/11/2008 - 5/12/2008.