THOMSON, Ga. - Mrs. Eula S. Hawkins, 84, widow of Mr. Ralph Hawkins, died Sunday, July 18, 2010, in the University Hospital. Funeral services will be at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, July 21, in the Thomson First Baptist Church with Dr. James Ramsey and Rev. Tim Ferrell officiating. Burial will be in the Savannah Valley Memorial Gardens. Mrs. Hawkins was a native of Loco, Ga. but had lived in Thomson for many years. She had retired from BellSouth with 40 years of service. She was a member of Thomson First Baptist Church where she was a member of the Ruth Sunday School Class. She was also a member of the Telephone Pioneers of America. She was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. Ralph Hawkins; her sister, Mrs. Harriet Burton; and her brother, Mr. Albert Strother. Survivors include her sons, David Hawkins, Bob Rogers, both of Thomson; her two sisters, Lois Thornton, Rebecca Gobble, both of Thomson; her grandchildren, Marc Rogers, Heidi Rogers, Hope Rogers, Heath Rogers, Hunter Rogers, Holden Rogers, Kim Hawkins, Chris Hawkins, Christopher Hinton, Brian Ashley, and Justin Wallace. She has 8 great-grandchildren. Pallbearers will be Jerry Randolph, Harold Harbin, Otis Harrison, Charles Hanson, Frank Thigpen, and Henry Fluker. Honorary Pallbearers will be the Thomson Fire Rescue. Memorials may be made to the Thomson First Baptist Church Building Fund. Friends may call at the residence or at the Curtis Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday night at the funeral home. You may sign the online guestbook at www.curtisfuneralhome. com. Curtis Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
The Augusta Chronicle-July 20, 2010