|Birth: ||Apr. 1, 1886|
|Death: ||Feb. 22, 1945|
On Thursday morning, Feb 21, 1946, Mr. Walter Brownawoke to find that the death angel had come quietly and unexpectedly into his home and had carried away with him the spirit of his beloved wife, mary.
Mary Hawkins Brown was born April 1, 1886 and departed this life February 21, 1046, age 59 years, 10 moths and 20 days.
She was married to Walter Brown December 27, 1903 and to this union was born thirteen children, ten of whom survive her, two babies having died in infancy and one girl at the age of twelve.
Mary professed faith in Christ at the age of thirteen joined Pleasant Grove Churc where she was a faithful member and attended until she married. When she moved her membership to Garrett's Creek. Mrs. Brown was interested in church services and never failed to attend when her health permitted her to do so. She was always glad to testify to her always glad to testify to her hope in Christ Jesus, and in so far as she was able, she lived a consecrated life. During her last years, she was fflicted in both mind and body. These afflications and circumstances which did not exist and brought great trouble and worry to those whom she loved dearly. But when she was normal, she was a kind wife, a loving mother, and a good neighbor.
She and Mr. Brown have reared a large family of good and useful citizens. Two of their sons have been into the service of their country.
The mother was very much worried when her baby son was called into the Arm and said, " I will never live to see him come any more to stay." She must have been warned of this, for Ona J. is still in service. She leaves to morn their loss, a kind and patient husband, Walter Brown, five sons, Toom, Curtis, Herman, Bascom, and Ona J., five daughters, Mrs. Noah Rippy, Mrs. Ausby Wolfe, Mrs. Johnie Graves, Mrs. Thurman Dalton, and Mrs. Lenard Marsh. She also has twenty one grandchildren, and aged father, R. Y. Hawkins, Indianapolis, Indiana, four brothers, Taylor, Sam, Billy, and John, and five sisters, Mrs. Martha Hammock, Mrs. Vessie Pike, Mrs. Ruth Gilliam, Mrs. Bettie Brown, and Mrs. Laura Martin.
Her work on Earch is done her suffering o're, with outstretched arms, she waits at Heaven's door, To Greet her family, as one by on the death Angel bears them to that eternal shore.
Robert Yancy Hawkins (1860 - 1950)
Frances Ellen Duffer Hawkins (1865 - 1927)
James Walter Brown (1881 - 1959)*
Lucy Frances Brown Rippy (1904 - 1980)*
Lucinda May Brown (1906 - 1918)*
Lela Alma Brown Wolfe Wheeler (1907 - 2001)*
Bessie Jane Brown Graves (1908 - 1995)*
Tom Franklin Brown (1910 - 1989)*
George Curtis Brown (1912 - 1997)*
Walter Herman Brown (1913 - 1954)*
Jessie Nell Brown Dalton (1915 - 1991)*
Bascom V. Brown (1916 - 2004)*
Jewell Ruth Brown Marsh (1920 - 1995)*
Joe Brown (1922 - 1922)*
Daniel G. Brown (1925 - 1925)*
Ona J Brown (1927 - 1983)*
Louis Taylor Hawkins (1877 - 1975)*
Sam Seaton Hawkins (1881 - 1975)*
Mary Anice Hawkins Brown (1886 - 1945)
Martha Ellen Hawkins Hammock (1887 - 1968)*
Bille Davis Hawkins (1893 - 1951)*
Vessie Low Hawkins Pike (1894 - 1985)*
Nellie Bell Hawkins (1897 - 1903)*
Sarah Ruth Hawkins Gilliam (1899 - 1976)*
John Baptist Hawkins (1902 - 1991)*
Macedonia Baptist Church Cemetery
Created by: Freddy Brown
Record added: May 31, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 53081224