Ruth Ahlet Hawkins
April 2, 1937 – February 8, 2019
Ruth Ahlet Hawkins, formally of Denver, Colorado, went to be with the Lord on February 8, 2019 at the age of 81 after a two year battle with cancer. Ruth was born in Macon County, Missouri on April 2, 1937 to Earl and Maude Pyle. She was the youngest of eleven children – ten girls and one boy. She was a homemaker and a faithful church member of the Church of God 7th Day. She loved camping, backpacking, hiking, skiing, and in later years her and her husband traveled many places across the beautiful United States including Alaska, and also Canada. One of her favorite hobbies was hand quilting and crocheting blankets for her family and friends. She was a wife, mother, grandmother and great-grandmother. Ruth is survived by one brother, Clifford Smith of Pick, Idaho, her husband of 63 years, Willard W. Hawkins, three daughters, Janice Brunson of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, Melody Smith of Sacramento, California, Lila Macaluso of Ozark, Missouri, 12 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren. There will be a memorial service for Ruth Hawkins on April 13, 2019 at 3 pm at the Lodi Church of God 7th Day, 2100 Tienda Dr., Lodi, CA 95242 If desired, family and friends may make memorial contributions to their local church or Mercy Hospice at 9912 Business Park Dr., Ste. #100, Sacramento, CA 95827. Please mention that your contribution is in honor of Ruth Hawkins.