Graveside services for
William Burley Hawkins, 83, Wilder, who died Saturday, Aug.
20, at a Homedale nursing home of natural causes, will be
conducted at 10: 30 a.m. Tuesday at the Wilder Cemetery by the
Rev. Frank Prince of the Wilder Free Holiness Church, under
the direction of the Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
He was born Feb. 3, 1900, at Hickory Grove, Okla., a son
of William and Nona Benigar Hawkins, and was reared and
educated in Oklahoma. He married Mary Anna Rex on Oct. 10,
1920, at Burnice, Okla. He worked for the railroad and for
Osage Indians, and farmed until moving to Idaho in 1945. Here
he had worked as a carpenter and farmed with Batt Farms of
Wilder until his retirement. Mrs. Hawkins died July, 22,
1969. He later married Geneva Elizabeth Baker on Jan. 10
1970, in Wilder. They have lived at Wilder since that time.
He was a member of the Wilder Free Holiness Church.
He is survived by his wife of Wilder; a daughter, Wanda
Page of Wilder; a sister, four stepdaughters, two stepsons,
seven grandchildren and 11 great- grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by one son.