|Birth: ||Mar. 21, 1902|
|Death: ||Dec. 3, 1996|
Vida O. Hawkins, 94, died December 3, 1996, at the Rolling Hills Care Center in Catoosa. She was born March 21, 1902, in Loco, Oklahoma. She lived in Texas part of her childhood days but moved back to Oklahoma and graduated from Randlett High School in May 1921.
On March 9, 1923, when she was 21 years old, she married Alonzo Hutchson Hawkins, a farmer, at Temple, Oklahoma. They had three sons and one daughter. Her husband preceded her in death on September 15, 1933, when she moved seven miles north of Wagoner, to the Flat Rock community. She continued rearing her children in the country until 1949, when she sold her property at Flat Rock and moved to Wagoner. She lived there until she entered the nursing home 10 years ago.
After her husband died, Mrs. Hawkins remained single and dedicated her life to rearing her children. She attended church her entire life and always took her children with her. She is a charter member of Immanuel Baptist Church in Wagoner. While in Rolling Hills Care Center, she attended the First Baptist Church of Rolling Hills in Catoosa.
Survivors include sons and daughters-in-law, A. Clinton and Billie Hawkins of Tulsa and Lowell and Betty Hawkins of Chouteau; a son, Joe Hawkins of Tulsa; a daughter Vallene Smith of Tulsa; three brothers, Ray Flippin of Burkburnett, Texas, Eldon Flippin of Centralia, Illinois, and Carl Flippin of Decatur, Texas; one sister, Verda Denning of Sarasota, Florida; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and many other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Friday, December 6, 1996, at Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home, Wagoner, with the Rev. Ernie Gill officiating. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, Wagoner.
The family prefers memorials to Immanuel Baptist Church, Wagoner or First Baptist Church of Rolling Hills, Catoosa or Family Hospice of Tulsa. Arrangements were under the direction of Hersman-Nichols Funeral Home.
Obituary provided by Charlotte Stevens Schneider
Alonzo died 1933 and buried Wichita Falls, Texas.
Arrie Mont Flippin (1868 - 1959)
Frances Edna Bumgarner Flippin (1882 - 1978)
Alonzo Hutcherson Hawkins (1901 - 1933)
Francis Vallene Hawkins Smith (1927 - 2012)*
Lowell Dale Hawkins (1928 - 2007)*
Preston Wylie Flippin (1900 - 1901)*
Vida O. Flippin Hawkins (1902 - 1996)
Ray Mont Flippin (1903 - 2000)*
Cline George Flippin (1905 - 1988)*
Ottis Clinton Flippin (1908 - 1993)*
Elden E Flippin (1910 - 2009)*
Verda Julia Flippin Denning (1913 - 2010)*
J. L. Flippin (1923 - 1935)*
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