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Information for William Burley Hawkins

3 February, 1900 - 20 August, 1983

From the Idaho Press-Tribune

August, 1983
Contributed by Dennis McIndoo

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William Hawkins

    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.


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