Lendell N. Hawkins, 73, died Saturday, June 14, 2014, in Artesia, New Mexico.
Services are scheduled at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 19, at Faith Baptist Church, in Artesia.
Michael Elliott will officiate at the services with burial at Woodbine Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Bill Hawkins, Johnny Hawkins, Brian Hawkins, Carlos Ponce, Drew Talley, Limey Riley, Danny Riley, Mike Thompson, Scotty Black, Allen Castillejos, Justin Handley, and Jeremy Riley.
Visitation will be at Terpening & Son Mortuary beginning at 10 a.m. Wednesday .
Lendell was born October 28, 1940, in Drumright, Oklahoma; the son of Edd Hawkins and Martha (Edwards) Hawkins. He came to Artesia in 1972 from Hobbs, N.M.
On Feb. 24, 1973, he was married to Cathy Loyd in Artesia.
He served in the United States Army during the Vietnam War
He was a Senior Production Supervisor for Concho Oil and Gas, a member of Faith Baptist Church, past member of the Loco Hills Volunteer Fire Dept. and the Eddy County Mounted Patrol.
He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Floyd and Bob Hawkins, and sisters Louise Blackburn and Elizabeth Bejcek.
Survivors include his wife Cathy Hawkins of Artesia; daughter Jenifer Haass and husband Jeremy of Artesia; brother Eddie Hawkins of Hobbs, N.M.; sister Linda Ball of Hobbs; grandsons Lane Richard Haass and Blake Lendell Haass; numerous nieces and nephews.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Terpening & Son Mortuary. Please express condolences at www.artesiafunerals.com