Evelyn Elaine Hawkins, 81Published 4:00pm Wednesday, November 28, 2012
Born: Oct. 3, 1931
Died: Nov. 27, 2012
Evelyn Elaine Hawkins, 81, passed away Nov. 27, 2012 at Lakeland Community Hospital in Niles.
She was born Oct. 3, 1931, in Niles, to Ezra and Elsie Jones. She was a lifetime area resident and attended Wesley United Methodist Church. Evelyn liked gardening, latch hook, word search puzzles and watching television. She loved spending time with her great-grandson and she loved her animals.
Preceding her in death was her husband, George Henry Hawkins; her parents; one daughter, Linda Gyori; and one sister, Ruth Potokar.
Surviving family include her daughter, Terry Anderson (David Stacey) of Niles; three grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and one great great-granddaughter; one brother, Delmar Jones of Alabama; and two sisters, Lois Rosetto of St. Joseph and Joy Ann Rolston of Niles.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m., Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 at Hoven Funeral Home, Inc of Buchanan, with visitation one hour before the service in the funeral home. Burial will take place in Silverbrook Cemetery in Niles.
Memorial contributions can be made to the Berrien County Humane Society or Berrien County Cancer Services.
Online condolences may be received at www.hovenfunerals.com