Doris Hawkins

May 05, 1925 ‒ April 04, 2004

Strongsville, Ohio

Doris Hawkins, age 78, of Chestnut Drive, Strongsville, Ohio passed away on Sunday April 4, 2004 in Strongsville. She was born on May 5, 1925 in Mount Vernon, Ohio to the late James Kenneth and Nellie (McGugin) Vasbinder. Mrs. Hawkins retired from Mercy Hospital in Mount Vernon where she had worked in the administrative office.

She is survived by two daughters, Janis Hawkins of Mount Vernon, Carol Hawkins of North Olmstead, four brothers, John (Thelma Billman) Vasbinder of Mount Vernon, Charles (Florence) Vasbinder of Fredericktown, David (Jan Pipes) Vasbinder of Mount Vernon and Thomas Vasbinder of Mount Vernon.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by her loving husband James Hawkins (2002)and her father and mother-in-law, Edgar and Carita Pearl (Shoults) Hawkins.

Friends may call on Wednesday from 6 to 8 PM at the Dowds-Snyder Funeral Home where a funeral service will be held on Thursday at 11 AM with Rev. Paul McMillan officiating. Burial will follow in Wolf Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.

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