Delores P Hawkins
September 18, 1935 – May 8, 2018
Delores P. Hawkins born September 18, 1935, in Baltimore, MD to Booker T. Madden, Sr. and Ethel Hill. Married to Eddie P. Hawkins 1957. Out of this union came Denise and Michelle Hawkins.
Delores graduated from Carver High School in Baltimore, MD with honors in Business Administration. She worked and retired from Exxon in 1982. After retiring from Exxon and until her death, Delores later owned and operated Dee's Halfway House with several locations, Her patients and professional counseling was her passion. She was invited to the White House and met with Barbara and George Bush, Sr. during his term. She went there to discuss her work in the community, She liked dinning with friends and attending church; She also loved her grandchildren and enjoyed their presence on a regular basis.
She leaves to celebrate her life: two daughters, Denise and Michelle Hawkins. Stepson’s: Damon Hawkins and Gary Hawkins. Grandchildren Keenan and Jahmal Thomas; they call her "Ama", Courtland Congo and Shareba Kuria; one son-in-law Michael Gitagia; sister Ella Williams, sister-in-law, Bessie Madden. Seven great-grandchildren, Kiaria, Keenan, Issiah, Chelsea, Zoe, Abigail, and Sherena and Kandence Gross great-great grandchild. And, host of niece, nephews, and friends. She will be deeply missed!
Tribute from your loving daughter Michelle:
Ma, I loved you as a mother and will miss you. Truly, I can say I did my very best, and I let God do the rest. You worked hard at two jobs in the 60's and 70's to make sure we had the best. Best clothes, shoes, tap dance, ballet dancing, roller-skated with us, Girl Scout Camp, Pullman train trips to Georgia every summer.
Best classy, jazzy sophisticated, smart, kind, loving mother a daughter could have had.
- Keith Carter
- Michael Perry
- Damon Hawkins
- Adolph Smith
- Jahmal Thomas
- Gitagia Kuria
- Robert Rodriguez
- Visitation Saturday, May 19, 2018
- Funeral Service Saturday, May 19, 2018
- Committal Service Saturday, May 19, 2018
- Reception Saturday, May 19, 2018
Delores P Hawkins
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July 18, 2018
Dee you were the apple of my eyes the best of people to have met worked with and even to live with. Your girls and family were and are so genuine just like you their mom. I miss you there isn't and never will be another like you Dee Hawkins. Loved you so much...
July 11, 2018
You were such a good friend to my Mom. We experienced a lot together. I can't believe you left us so soon. I'm going to miss you and yours. Rest in peace and in Heaven Miss Dee.
Wells Fargo Family (Woodlake) Branch Andrews
May 22, 2018
We will truly miss you Ms. Delores at Wells Fargo Bank (Woodlake) Branch you were one of our best customer, mama, and friend someone to talk to every time you came in the branch we were so glad to see you made our day always had a story to tell. help us even with ours person lives beside bank work, you will truly be miss love you until we meet again, lots of tears here at WELLS FARGO so sorry we lost the best customer and mama, friend.
Ms. "D" we will never forget you.