Virda Jean Hawkins, 72, of Dumas, died Tuesday, February 28, 2012.
Services will be at 2:00 P.M. on Friday, March 2, 2012 at the First Baptist Church with Rev. Jerry Howe, pastor, officiating. Burial will be at the Dumas Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors of Dumas, 500 N. Maddox.
Virda was born on January 24, 1940 in Swisher County to Clin and Roberta Carter. She had worked at Green Acres School as a secretary for 21 years until retirement in 1997. She loved to quilt and was a member of the First Baptist Church.
She married David Hawkins on December 20, 1959 in Swisher County.
She is survived by her husband, David Hawkins of Dumas; a son, Terry David Hawkins and wife Rita of Claude; two daughters, Tresa Dawn Hawkins of Shallowater, Texas, Brenda Jean Ferguson and husband Tony of Spearman; a brother, Dwight Carter and wife Donna of Denton; eight grandchildren, Colby Akins, Brandy Brinkley, Josh Hawkins, Ben Akins, Christen Brown, Jeremy Hawkins, Addam Ferguson, Lauren Ferguson; eight great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, March 1, 2012 from 6:00 P.M. to 8: 00 P.M.
The family suggests memorials be sent to Memorial Hospice, 224 E. Second St., Dumas, TX 79029