October 14, 1943 ~ June 9, 2022
Born in: Fairview, NC
Resided in: Leicester, NC
Doris Wright Hawkins, 78, originally from Fairview, died peacefully at her home in Leicester surrounded by her family on Thursday, June 9, 2022.
Doris was preceded in death by her husband of 37 years, Ray Earl Hawkins; parents, Loretta and Roland Wright; and brothers, Eddie and Jimmy Wright.
Doris retired from Mission Hospital Owen Heart Center.
She is survived by many who love her: her sister, Alice (Steve) Smith; daughterS, Julie Hawkins (Charles) Taylor, Kathleen (George) Carpenter, and Loretta Hawkins Bemis; son, Ray (Lynda) Hawkins; grandchildren, Savanna Hawkins, Landon and Caitlin Taylor, Justin (Kimberly) Carpenter, Emme Morris (Karim), Ian (Jodi) Hawkins and Keeley Hawkins; great-grandchildren, Nevaeh and Layla Hawkins, Emory Carpenter, Ciera (PJ) Sweitzer, Ashley (Brandon) Duncan, Maverick Morris, Carthage Morris, and Cameron Hawkins; and three great-great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
The graveside service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Monday at Snelson Cemetery. Gary Haynes will officiate with Jerry Jamerson assisting.
Her family will receive friends prior to the service from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Groce Funeral Home on Patton Ave.
There was joy in her life and her family was her greatest joy. She was loved and treasured and will be missed by many. We were very fortunate to have her in our lives.
Graveside Service: June 13, 2022 2:00 pm
Bear Creek Road
Leicester, NC 28748