The Norman Transcript

Obituaries

December 18, 2012

Lois Ann Hawkins

NORMAN — Lois Ann Hawkins, 69, of Wayne, passed away Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at Noble Health Care Center.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19, at Wilson-Little Funeral Home Chapel in Purcell. Interment will be at Hillside Cemetery in Purcell.

Lois was born on March 4, 1943, in Lexington. She was the youngest of two children born to William Braskey Whitaker and Melba Juanita (Hickman) Whitaker. Lois grew up in Lexington and later moved to Purcell where she spent her high school years.

Soon after graduating in 1961, she married and had two children, Greg and Melody. Some years later, in 1973, Lois married Dennis Hawkins and together they made their home in Wayne.

Lois worked for 36 years at the McClain County Clerks Office. Before retiring in 2010, Lois served her last nine years as “the McClain County Clerk.”

Lois was a faithful and active member of Purcell Freewill Baptist Church for nearly 40 years. For many years she served as a Sunday school teacher for the 2- to 4-year-olds and taught children’s church. Throughout her life, she enjoyed sewing, embroidering, quilting, doing arts and crafts and working on her home. She also enjoyed decorating cakes for many years at Wright’s IGA in Norman.

She will be remembered as a hardworking and loving mother and grandmother. She loved to spend time with and spoiling her grandchildren. She also was a special sister and a wonderful aunt. She will be remembered as a wonderful friend to all who knew her.

She was preceded in death by parents, Braskey and Juanita Whitaker; and granddaughter, Taylor Ann Brown.

Survivors include, two children, Greg Harris and wife Robin of Moore and Melody Brown of Wayne; brother, Harold Whitaker and wife Pat of Lexington; five grandchildren, Amanda Nicole Harris, Kori Renae Beckley, Brandon Gage Harris, Matthew Garrett Brown and Madison Paige Brown; uncle and aunt, Clyde and Laverne Hickman of Purcell; aunt, Betty Patty of Oklahoma City; three nephews; two nieces; many cousins; and a host of friends

Send online condolences at wilsonlittle.com.

Norman Transcript, Tuesday, Dec. 12, 2012

For local news and more, subscribe to The Norman Transcript Smart Edition, or our print edition.

1
Text Only | Photo Reprints
Obituaries
  • Dr. Tibor József Herczeg

    “The ancient order opens to readmit me. I lean out on the windy stars.” — János Pilinszky. Apocrypha Dr. Tibor József Herczeg, 87, emeritus professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Oklahoma, died Monday, July 7, 2014....

    July 22, 2014

  • Elbert Don Idlett

    Elbert Don Idlett died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Noble at the age of 60 years, 4 months and 14 days....

    July 22, 2014

  • Johnny Allen Cossey

    Johnny Allen Cossey, 55, of Noble, passed away Monday, July 14, 2014, after a courageous battle with pancreatic cancer. A memorial service to honor Johnny’s life will be 1 p.m. Saturday, July 26, at the Noble Assembly of God Church, 100 W. ...

    July 20, 2014

  • Steven Matthew Sparks

    Steven Matthew ‘Matt’ Sparks, 34, beloved son, brother, nephew, cousin and friend, passed away Sunday, July 13, 2014. Matt was born Feb. 7, 1980, in Elk City. After living abroad in several countries during his childhood due to his ...

    July 20, 2014

  • Donald Leon Conn

    Donald Leon Conn was born March 12, 1937, in Lexington to Harvey and Wilma (May) Conn. He passed away peacefully Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at his home in Noble....

    July 18, 2014

  • Thomas Joseph ‘T.J.’ Cotrone

    Thomas Joseph “T.J.” Cotrone, 36, of Norman, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He was born Nov. 21, 1977, in Queens, N.Y., to Thomas Joseph Cotrone Sr. and Deborah Lynn Carlisle....

    July 18, 2014

  • Pamela ‘Pam’ Ruth Deen

    Funeral services for Pamela “Pam” Ruth Deen will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Midway Hill Baptist Church, with Pastor Willard McCartney Jr. officiating....

    July 17, 2014

  • T.J. Cotrone

    T.J. Cotrone, 36, of Norman, passed away Tuesday, July 15, 2014. He was born Nov. 21, 1977, in Queens, N.Y., to Thomas Joseph Cotrone Sr. and Deborah Lynn Carlisle....

    July 17, 2014

  • Karen Kealy Peak

    Karen Kealy Peak, 63, of Fort Clark Springs, Texas, formerly of Norman and Tampa, Fla., was born Nov. 23, 1950, in Dallas and died Monday, July 7, 2014....

    July 17, 2014

  • Harry Lee Sinnett

    Harry Lee Sinnett, 72, of Harrah and Newalla, passed away Saturday, July 12, 2014. He was born July 16, 1941, in Rago, Kan., to Harry D. Sinnett and Opal L. Robinson. Harry was employed by the city of Norman for 32 years....

    July 17, 2014