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Ruth F. Sullivan Hawkins
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Birth: Aug. 22, 1906
Laurens
Laurens County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Feb. 23, 1953
Greenville
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA

OBITUARY

The Greenville News (SC) - Tuesday, February 24, 1953, Page 7

GREER, SC - February 23 - Mrs. Ruth Sullivan Hawkins, 46, wife of Harper D. Hawkins, and resident of 115 Pine Street, died at 7:40 p.m. Monday at a Greenville hospital following an illness of five months.

Mrs. Hawkins was born and reared at Laurens, and was a daughter of William Pinckney and Ruth Fuller Sullivan Sr., of Laurens. She attended Laurens City Schools and graduated from Chicora College in Charlotte, North Carolina, which is now Queens College. She came to Greer in 1932 and taught in the Greer Schools for a number of years. She was a member of the First Presbyterian Church and the Greer Garden Club.

Surviving besides her husband and parents are one son, Don, Greer; four brothers, W. P. Sullivan Jr., Columbia; Franklin F. Sullivan, Kankakee, Illinois; Lofton D. Sullivan, Morristown, Tennessee, and Marion W. Sullivan, Kingstree; five sisters, Mrs. T. H. Maxwell, Jr., Greenwood; Mrs. Charlie E. Redding, Louisville, Kentucky; Mrs. Lloyd S. Brunk, Columbia; Mrs. J. Leland Young, Clinton; and Miss Sophis Sullivan of Tallahassee, Florida.

Funeral arrangements will be announced by the Wood Mortuary.

The family respectfully requests flowers be omitted. Those wishing to do so may send a memorial instead to Thornwell Orphanage or an orphanage of their choice.
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The Greenville News (SC) - Wednesday, February 25, 1953, Page 8

GREER, SC - February 24 - Funeral services for Mrs. Ruth Sullivan Hawkins, 46, wife of Harper D. Hawkins, 115 Pine Street, will be conducted Wednesday at 5 p.m. at the Wood Mortuary by the Rev. John K. Johnston. Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery. She died Monday night in a Greenville Hospital.

The following pallbearers will meet at the mortuary at 4:45 p.m.: Walter Lominack, S. D. Wallace, Charles W. Wright, Charles P. Smith, Robert S. Hughes and W. Aubrey Medlock. The body is at the Wood Mortuary.

The family requests that flowers be omitted and that persons so desiring send an offering to Thornwell or another orphanage of their choosing. The family is at the home. 
 
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 Spouse:
  Harper Donald Hawkins (1900 - 1996)
 
Burial:
Mountain View Cemetery
Greer
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
 
Created by: J. Carter
Record added: Nov 13, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 22887530
Ruth F. <i>Sullivan</i> Hawkins
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