Mrs. Hawkins passed away Thursday, August 26, 2010, in Frederick, Oklahoma. Burial will be at the Frederick Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Orr Gray Gish Funeral Home.
Wilma was born to Jasper and Anna (Carpenter) Gober on March 7, 1918, in Isadore, Oklahoma, near Hollister, Oklahoma. She graduated from Hollister School. She married Ray Hawkins on May 18, 1935. Wilma helped Ray in various businesses through the years and also worked at TG&Y and Perkins. Her days were spent sewing, gardening, canning and reading the Bible, but most of all she loved spending time with her family. She was a wonderful mother and the greatest MeMaw to her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She spent many hours in the kitchen making wonderful holiday meals for the entire family.
She was a member of the First Christian Church. Wilma loved the Lord and loved going to church. She was a member of the Explorer’s Sunday School class, Rose Garden Club and a fifty year member of the Black Katz.
She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Ray Hawkins, and a beloved brother James Gober and his wife Pauline.
She is survived by two daughters: Barbara Redmond, of Marlow, Oklahoma; and Carolyn Cupp and husband Jerry, of Tipton, Oklahoma; three grandchildren: Dave Redmond and wife Ava, of Greenville, Texas; Robby Cupp, of Frederick, Oklahoma; and Traci Balderas and husband Michael, of Tipton, Oklahoma; and six great grandchildren: Heath, Joel and Kenny Redmond; and Mikayla, Brittany and Jacob Balderas.
Memorial contributions may be made to the First Christian Church, 500 N. 15th, Frederick, OK 73542 or to the Frederick Arts & Humanities Council, 114 S. 9th, Frederick, Oklahoma 73542, in loving memory of Wilma Hawkins.
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