Estelle Hawks, 74, of Galax, died Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012, in the North Carolina Baptist Hospital.
She was born in Surry County, N.C., on Jan. 11, 1938, to Eddie and Ima Carson Lowe.
Survivors include her husband, Elder William Reuben Hawks Jr. of Galax; children and spouses, Victor and Pamela Cox of Lawndale, N.C., Arthur Nelson Cox of Roanoke, Ima Karen and Gary Presnell of Sparta, N.C., David M. Hawks of Fancy Gap and Debra Lynn and Martin Amburn of Woodlawn; sister, Io Harrison of Lowgap, N.C.; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews; and numerous friends.
A funeral was held Wednesday at 10 a.m. in the Vaughan-Guynn Funeral Home Chapel with Elder Melvin McGrady officiating. Burial followed in the New Hope Cemtery.
A guestbook is available online at www.vaughanguynn.com.