Geneva Frances Weaver Hawkins

Published 8:15 am Tuesday, February 12, 2019

Geneva Frances Weaver Hawkins


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Geneva Frances Weaver Hawkins, 97, of Crab Orchard, Kentucky passed away Sunday morning, February 10, 2019 at the Fort Logan Hospital, Stanford, Kentucky. Geneva was the widow of Delbert A. Hawkins, Sr. who preceded her in death on August 29, 2012. She was born August 13, 1921, in Whitesville, Indiana the daughter of Nathaniel and Lottie Rector Weaver. She was a loving daughter, wife, mother, and grandmother and lifelong member of Watts Chapel Baptist Church.

Survivors include his two daughters, Jestine and husband, Clarence Shelton and Christine and husband, Royce Killen; one son, Delbert, Jr. and wife, Clara Hawkins; eight grandchildren; 21 great grandchildren; 13 great great grandchildren; one sister, Vernice Fain; three sisters-in-law, Loretta Connors, Flonnie Hawkins and Libby Hawkins.

In addition to her parents and her loving husband, she was preceded in death by 11 brothers and sisters.

Funeral service 1 p.m., Friday, February 15, 2019 at Watts Chapel Baptist Church with Bro. Dan Gutenson, Bro. Tony Shelton and Bro. Jeremy Johnson officiating. Burial will follow in the Crab Orchard Cemetery.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, Feb. 14, 2019 after 5 p.m. at McKnight Funeral Home and also after 11 a.m. on Friday until 1 p.m. funeral time at Watts Chapel Baptist Church.

Josh and Foster Shelton, Robbie Fletcher, Hunter Killen, Joseph, Jacob and Jeremy Johnson will serve as pallbearers.

Memorial contributions can be made to Gideons International Bible Fund or the American Cancer Society.

“My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength of my heart and my portion forever.” Psalms 73:26