Arguster Hawkins

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Arguster Hawkins Oct. 17, 1948 - Mar. 9, 2014 SOUTH BEND - Mr. Arguster Hawkins, Jr., age 65, passed away at Lakeland Hospital, St. Joseph, MI., on Sunday, March 9, 2014. Arguster was born to Arguster and Arbelia (Hudson) Hawkins, Sr., on October 17, 1948 in Mariana, Arkansas. He was a member of St. Paul Bethel Missionary Baptist Church. His hobbies included riding his bike and working on houses. He married Lula Hawkins in Chicago, IL, in 1976. Arguster was preceded in death by his mother, Arbelia VanPelt, father, Arguster Hawkins, Sr., two brothers, Johnny M. Miller & Michael Jones, a niece, Georgia Hawkins, and a nephew, Alvin Blade. Survivors left to cherish his memory include one daughter, Annette Gray, two sons, Edward D. Gray both of Benton Harbor, MI and LaVaire (Natasha) Hawkins of Lombard, IL, six grandchildren, Anthony D. Rooks, Jr., Lakiesha Gray, Antonio Rooks, Elijah Hawkins, Isaiah Hawkins and Janiah Hawkins, two great-grandchildren, Aiden & Azaria Rooks, six sisters, Myrtle Rollins of Kokomo, IN, Mary (John) Dukes of Paducha, KY, Arbelia (Robert) Washington of Dyersburg, TN, Willa Mae (Alvin) Blade & Estella Woods, both of South Bend, IN, and Leona Jones of Indianapolis, IN, two brothers, Jimmy (Sandra) Hudson of Kokomo, lN, and John Lee (Mary) of South Bend, IN, his step father, Larry VanPelt of Marianna, AR, three friends, Aaron Sawyer and Joe Lee both of Chicago, IL, and Fair Lee Anderson of Minneapolis, MN, along with a host of other friends and relatives. Services will be held 11:00 a.m., on Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at St. Paul Bethel Missionary Baptist Church with burial following at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Viewing will occur at the church one hour prior to service. Arrangements have been entrusted with Alford's Mortuary. www.alfordsmortuaryinc.com.


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Alford's Mortuary
1222 Napier St. South Bend, IN 46601
574 282-2477
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Published in South Bend Tribune on Mar. 15, 2014
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