Mary F. Hawkins
6 February, 1936 – 15 November, 2021
Mary F. Hawkins, age 85, of Birmingham, Alabama passed away on Monday, November 15, 2021. Mary was born February 6, 1936 in Slatesprings, MS to Mr. and Mrs. George Hammack.
She is preceded in death by her parents, George and Pearl Hammack; loving husband of 51 years Irving Hawkins.
She leaves behind her children, Cindy Elledge (Scott) and Camille Ward (Joe); sister, Jane Beachum (Harry); grandchildren, Katie Wendorf, Emily Hersel, Caroline Ward, Davis Ward, and Natalie Ward; great-grandchildren, Mary Fischer Wendorf, Edward Hawkins Wendorf, Glen Hawkins Hershel.
Mary Hawkins “Sis” was a loving wife, mother, and grandmother. She was a teacher both professionally and personally, brightening children’s minds. The life she created with her husband, “Big Irv” was full of love and laughter. Her girls Cindy and Camille were her two best friends, always up for a shopping trip and lunch date. Sis enjoyed spending time with all five of her grandchildren, watching them mature and grow into young adults. She will be very missed by all who knew her.
A graveside service for Mary will be held Saturday, November 20, 2021 from 11:00 AM at Southern Heritage Cemetery, 475 Cahaba Valley Road, Pelham, AL 35124.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.ridoutsvalleychapel.com for the Hawkins family.
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