|September 21, 1926 ~ March 6, 2015
Helen Ruth Hawkins, 88, of Rogers, AR passed away Friday, March 6,
2015 in Rogers. She was born September 21, 1926 in Bentonville, AR to
Walter Joseph Haxton and Helen Peel Haxton.
She graduated from Bentonville High School in 1944, attended the
University of Arkansas and was a member of Kappa Kappa Gamma
sorority. After marrying Harold Hawkins in August 1947, she transferred
to the University of Oklahoma and graduated with a degree in child
Helen was a loving spouse that traveled around the world with her
husband while living in Houston, New Orleans, Tulsa and Chicago. She
was an active, devoted mother, serving in numerous organizations
including PTA, Cub Scouts and Girl Scouts. She never missed any event
in which her children were involved. She encouraged extra curricular
activities as well as education in her family.
She and Harold returned to Rogers in 1988, where they lived on Beaver
Lake until moving to town in 2005. Helen served on the board for the
Rogers Hawkins House Museum and Bentonville Peel House Mansion
Museum of which she is a descendant. She was a member of the PEO
Rogers Chapter where she made many dear friends.
She was an active member of First Christian Church (Disciples of Christ)
in Rogers and thoroughly loved her Disciples Sunday school class and
everyone in it.
She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of 60 years,
Harold Miller Hawkins in 2007.
Helen is survived by her two sons, Dr. Harold M. Hawkins II and wife,
Rene of Vancleave, MS, W. Herb Hawkins and wife, Loretta, of Afton,
WY; one daughter, Anita Humphreys and husband, Dr. Michael
Humphreys of Ocean Springs, MS; 8 grandchildren and 10
Funeral services will be at 11:00AM, Saturday, March 14, 2015 at First
Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) in Rogers with the Rev. Shawn
Wallace and the Rev. Ronny Nowell officiating. Visitation will be from
10:00 until service time.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to First Christian Church
(Disciples of Christ), 905 South 13th Street, Rogers, AR 72758.
So sorry for your loss. Ms. Helen is one classy lady and will be greatly
missed. May she rest in peace and have an awesome reunion with Mr.
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