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Ernestine Forrester Hawkins

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Ernestine Forrester Hawkins


Ernestine Forrester Hawkins (87) of, Greer, passed away January 26, 2013.

Wife of the late William E. (Bill/Ras) Hawkins, and daughter of the late Roy and Bessie Turner Forrester, this Greenville county native lived joyfully, raised a beautiful family, and loved our Lord.

Surviving her are 2 daughters, Sandra Blackwell of Inman and Kim Malone of Greer, a son, Keith Hawkins of Greer, a brother, Kenneth Forrester of Greer, 3 generations of grandchildren, and dear friend, Oran Howard of Greer.

With heavy hearts from the loss of this friend, wife, and mother, this beacon of beauty and love, the family finds comfort knowing she rests, in the arms of our God up above.

Visitation will held 6:00-8:00 p.m. Monday at The Wood Mortuary.

Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. Tuesday at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Mark Smith. Burial will follow in Wood Memorial Park.

Honorary escort will be the Willing Workers Sunday School Class at Mt. Lebanon Baptist Church.

In lieu of flowers, memorials should be made to Hospice of the Carolina Foothills, 260 Fairwinds Road, Landrum, S.C. 29356.

The family is at the home of a daughter, Sandra Blackwell.

Online condolences may be made at

Published in The Greenville News on Jan. 28, 2013
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