|Birth: ||Dec. 26, 1909|
|Death: ||Dec. 12, 2007|
Mrs. Pauline Hawkins Akins, 97, of Cartersville passed away on Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at the Heartland Hospice House. Born in Bartow County on December 26, 1909, she was the daughter of the late Mark Hawkins and the late Bessie Southern Hawkins.Pauline had been widowed twice. Her first husband was Marida Lee Ward whom she married on July 22, 1923 when she was only 13 years old. After his death she married Floyd Akins on May 24, 1947 and was widowed a second time after his death in 1976.
Pauline was known for her sweet spirit and her sharp mind. She was a devoted mother and a great cook. She also loved quilting and made a quilt for each of her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Pauline was preceded in death by her parents; her husbands; her son, J.C. Ward; and her brothers and sisters, Grady Hawkins, Herbert Hawkins, Clyde Hawkins, Tommy Hawkins, Billy Wayne Hawkins, Christine Brown, and Dorothy Sargent.
Survivors include her daughter and son-in-law, Lanelle and Ralph Vaughan; her sons and daughters-in-law, Lud "Budgie" and Hazel Ward and John Perry and Dee Akins; her sisters and brothers-in-law, Lillie and Robert Brooks and Martha and John R. Leach; her grandchildren, Hannah and Carey Wolfe, Matthew and Heather Akins, Paula and Clarence Shaw, Joyce Ward, Todd and Lisa Ward, Joyce and Wayne Swinford, Joan and Allan Garland, and Bryan Akins; ten great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and several nieces and nephews.
Rev. Jack Dial officiating. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Cartersville. Serving as pallbearers will be Allan Garland, Wayne Swinford, Todd Ward, Carey Wolfe, Clarence Shaw, and John R. Leach.
Elijah Mark Hawkins (1892 - 1944)
Bessie Southern Hawkins (1894 - 1946)
Marida Lee Ward (1905 - 1945)
W Floyd Akins (1912 - 1976)
Pauline Hawkins Akins (1909 - 2007)
Grady Hawkins (1911 - 1939)*
Dorothy E Sargent (1919 - 2003)*
Herbert L Hawkins (1922 - 1997)*
Clyde F Hawkins (1923 - 1966)*
Mary Lillie Hawkins Brooks (1926 - 2014)*
Elijah Hawkins (1928 - 2007)*
Billy Wayne Hawkins (1933 - 1997)*
Oak Hill Cemetery
Created by: Greg Daughenbaugh
Record added: Aug 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 116233871