|Birth: ||Mar. 23, 1921|
San Juan County
|Death: ||Jun. 18, 2007|
Evelyn Hawkins Hughes, 86, passed away June 18, 2007 in St. George, Utah. She was born in Blanding, Utah, March 23, 1921 to Alfred Leroy and Katie Brown Hawkins. She attended Dixie Jr. College and graduated from Brigham Young University. She married Owen Hughes in the St. George Temple, August 1, 1946. They have three children.
Evelyn retired from teaching school after 27-1/2 years. She was a prolific artist and writer. She received many awards for her paintings and poetry. She was selected as Utah Poet of the Year in 2002, for her book Furnace of Affliction. Evelyn has written many family histories. She was a devoted member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and served in many positions in the church.
Evelyn is survived by her husband, Owen; her children and their spouses, Kathryn and Marty Aaron of Sunset, UT, Owen LeRoy and Paula Hughes of Chandler, AZ, and Andrea and Richard Cox of Tooele, UT; 14 grandchildren; 15 great grandchildren; and her brother and sister-in-law, Arlond and Dorothy Hawkins of LaVerkin, UT.
The family wishes to express thanks to St. George Care Center and Southern Utah Hospice for their loving care.
Funeral services will be held Saturday, June 23, 2007, 11:00 a.m. at the St. George LDS 5th Ward Chapel, 85 S 400 E, St. George, UT. Visitations will be held Friday, June 22, 6-8 p.m., Metcalf Mortuary, 288 W. St. George Blvd., St. George and again on Saturday, 9:30-10:30 a.m., prior to services at the 5th Ward Chapel. Interment will be in the St. George City Cemetery under the direction of Metcalf Mortuary (435) 673-4221.
Alfred Leroy Hawkins (1897 - 1951)
Katie Evelena Brown Hawkins (1901 - 1967)
Owen Hughes (1920 - 2009)
Saint George City Cemetery
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Record added: Oct 02, 2007
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