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Mary Boland Hawkins, 88, of Newberry, widow of Clarence M. “Hawk” Hawkins, died Monday, January 16, 2012, at McCall Hospice House of Simpsonville.

Born on September 5, 1923, in Prosperity, she was a daughter of the late B. Dell and Anna Rebecca Cromer Boland. She was retired from Greenwood Mills-Joanna Plant # 14 where she was a member of the Quarter Century Club. She worked for Bi-Lo after retirement for twelve years. Mrs. Hawkins was a member of O'Neal Street United Methodist and the Newberry Council on Aging.

She is survived by a grandson, Stuart (Angie) Hawkins of Greenville; great-granddaughters, Kelly and Haley Hawkins; a daughter-in-law, Carolyn (Melvin) Mooney of Greenwood and a number of nieces and nephews. Mrs. Hawkins was predeceased by her son, C. Teddy Hawkins and seven sisters and five brothers.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 am, Thursday, January 19, 2012, at McSwain-Evans Funeral Home Chapel by the Rev. Roger Plemmons. Burial will follow in Newberry Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be one hour before the service at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to O'Neal Street United Methodist Church, PO Box 5, Newberry, SC 29108, Newberry County Council on Aging, 1300 Hunt Street, Newberry, SC 29108 or the McCall Hospice House, 1836 W. Georgia Road, Simpsonville, SC 29680.

Active pallbearers will be Jason Boozer, Wayne Boozer, Gordon Frick, Andy Rowe, Dell Rowe and Larry Sisk.

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#6 Lisa Logan & Cassie 2012-01-18 22:01
Aunt Mary we will miss you so very much. You were so sweet to everyone you met. I'm glad you are now back home where you wanted to be; which is to be with all of your sisters and brothers, your husband and your son. R.I.P Aunt Mary!!!!! We Will Love You Always and Forever!!!!!
#5 Sheriff Lee Foster 2012-01-18 10:14
Miss Mary was such a nice lady. She will be missed by our community. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Lee, Carol, Joseph and Amelia
#4 Billy & Edith Morris 2012-01-18 09:51
Our sympathy to the family of Mary. We knew her and Teddy for years. She was a special lady.
Billy & Edith Morris
#3 Hugh & Olivia Miller 2012-01-17 18:31
Stuart& Angie, we are sorry for your lost.We pray and ask God to comfort you through these days.and the days to come.Ms Mary will be missed.
May God bless each of you and the rest of your family. You will always be in our heart and our prays forever.
#2 Phyllis Jackson 2012-01-17 14:23
All of us were sorry to hear of Mrs. Mary's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
Wilford & Alberta Moates and family
#1 Frances Summers Traver 2012-01-17 12:57
My sympathy to Marys' family. I worked with Mary at the Joanna plant some years ago. May God give you peace as only he can give as you go through he passing and the days and weeks to come. God Bless
Frances Summers Traver