Marvin Alfred Hawkins
Marvin Alfred Hawkins
  • August 10, 1924 - May 26, 2014
  • North Carolina

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Marvin Alfred Hawkins, 89, passed away May 26, 2014 after a long illness. He was born August 10, 1924 in Gaston County to the late Roy and Rosa Goble Hawkins. Marvin served his country in the Navy during WWII and was a member of West Franklin Baptist Church where he served as a deacon and trustee. Marvin worked at Threads as a machinist and in the maintenance department and later became property manager to several properties he owned.

Marvin is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 30 years, Betty Pope Hawkins; stepchildren, Scott Martin and wife, Trudy, Bill Hall and wife, Nancy, Beverly Isaac and husband, Tom; sister, Irene Bollinger and husband, Gene; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and a special grand dog, Zoey.

A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, May 29 at Gaston Memorial Park. Rev. Jeff Williams will officiate.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to West Franklin Avenue Baptist Church.

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Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Hawkins family.