DORIS ERLENE HAWKINS,
95 lifelong resident of
Salisbury, died Saturday, April 14, 2012 at The Bluffs in Columbia, Mo.
She was born November 26, 1916 in Salisbury the daughter of Wallace Gray
and Edith Marie (Brockman) Wright.
Doris was a Salisbury High
School graduate of the class of 1935.
She married Newell Elroy
Hawkins on June 30, 1940 in Salisbury and he preceded her in death on
August 1, 2001.
The Hawkins owned and operated
the Hawkins Quality Food Market in Salisbury for 40+ years retiring in
the early 1980’s. She was a member of the Salisbury United Methodist
Church, the American Legion Ladies Auxillary, Eastern Star and Willing
Workers Extension Club.
Survivors include a son David
Hawkins of Wichita, Ks, daughter and son-in-law, Donna and John Callaham
of New Douglas, Il, two sisters-in-law, Virginia Hawkins of Kansas City,
Ks, and Lucille Wright of Salisbury. Four granddaughter’s Kathryn Marie
Hawkins, Tressa Callaham, Julie Avirett and Melissa Callaham and one
great granddaughter, Brianna Avirett, one nephew, Phillip Wright, and
three nieces, Carol Harvey, Kathy Nelson and Janice Salle. Doris was
preceded in death by her husband and a brother, John Wright.
Funeral services will be held
Saturday, April 21, 2012 at 11:00a.m. at the Summerville Funeral Home in
Salisbury with burial in Eastlawn Memory Gardens Cemetery in Salisbury.
Visitation is from 10:00a.m. until service time Saturday. Memorials can
be made to either the Dulany Library or Salisbury Senior Center.
Rick & Kalene Summerville, Owners
Summerville Funeral Home
601 E. 24 Hwy
Salisbury, MO 65281
121 N Main
Huntsville, MO 65259