Ora W. Hawkins, nee Sohn, 86, De Soto, passed away Monday, June 24, 2013, at Hillcrest Care Center.
Ora, daughter of the late Emil Sohn and wife Clara, nee Charboneau, was born Nov. 22, 1926, in Richwoods.
Ora retired as an LPN from Jefferson Memorial Hospital. She was a member of Landmark Baptist Church, De Soto.
Ora was preceded in death by her husband, David Patrick Hawkins; parents, Emil and Clara Sohn; and siblings, Vester Sohn, Edgar Sohn, Renick Sohn, Lester Sohn, Harold Sohn, Ernest Sohn, Garrie Simpson and Bertha Thurman.
She is survived by three sons, Wayne Hawkins and wife Kathy, Dennis Hawkins and wife Paula, and Dale Hawkins and wife Sandy, all of De Soto; one sister, Mildred Hawkins, De Soto; 12 grandchildren; many great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren and other relatives.
Visitation was held from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, June 26, at Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, De Soto.
A funeral service was held at 11 a.m. Thursday, June 27, at Landmark Baptist Church, De Soto, with Brother Wayne Gibson officiating.
Burial was in Woodlawn Cemetery, De Soto.
The Hawkins family was served by Dietrich-Mothershead Funeral Home, De Soto.