Alice Hawkins…September 14, 1928 – February 18, 2018


Funeral services for Alice “Joanne” Hawkins will be held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday, February 24, 2018 at Parkview Baptist Church in Las Animas, Colorado with Pastor Nathan Gumke officiating. Interment will follow in the Hawkins Cemetery.  Visitation will be held on Friday, February 23, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Horber Funeral Chapel.

Alice Joanne (Harvey) Hawkins was born on September 14, 1928 in Sedgwick, Kansas to Samuel and Neva (Smith) Harvey. She passed away at her home on February 18, 2018 at the age of 89.

Joanne was united in marriage to Jack Hawkins on August 27, 1947 in Trinidad, Colorado. She was a homemaker, raising eight children.  She enjoyed gardening and canning.  Joanne also played a very important role in helping with the ranch and farm.  Once the children were all in school, Joanne went to work for Las Animas School District in the lunch program, serving food and transporting lunches to other schools.  She was also the head baker at the high school.  Joanne enjoyed playing card games, traveling with family to Arizona, and spending time with her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.  Joanne was a vital member of Parkview Baptist Church and East Side Club.

Joanne is survived by her husband, Jack Hawkins; sister, Patricia Pruett; children, Billy Jack (Donnita) Hawkins of Williamsburg, Colorado, Dawn (Doyle) Tucker of Lamar, Colorado, Joe Bob (Cecilia) Hawkins of Las Animas, Colorado, Patty Hawkins of Las Animas, Colorado, Vickie (Bobby) Denton of Las Animas, Colorado, Luanne (Johnny) Nettik of Rocky Ford, Colorado, Monte Hawkins of Las Animas, Colorado, and Cash Hawkins of Las Animas, Colorado; 31 grandchildren; 61 great grandchildren; many other relatives and a host of friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Samuel Harvey; two grandsons, Little Billy Hawkins, and James Hawkins; and granddaughter, Jessica Hawkins.

Memorial contributions may be made to Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.

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