Services for Beth Golden Hawkins, 80, of Brownfield will be held at 2:30pm Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at Brownfield First Baptist Church Activity Center with Dr. Carl Moman and Rev. Ken Flowers officiating. Burial will follow in the Terry County Memorial Cemetery under the direction of Brownfield Funeral Home.
Beth was a beloved wife, sister, mother, grandmother and gracious friend to many and went to Heaven on October 19, 2014. She was an elementary school teacher for the Brownfield School district for 34 years, most of those years she taught and loved all her students at Colonial Heights Elementary School.
Beth married the love of her life J.W. Hawkins on June 29, 1957, for 57 years of marriage they demonstrated their undying love and commitment to each other. She took great pride in being a mother and later in life a grandmother. She made her kids and grandkids feel very loved and special. Beth was a member of Brownfield First Baptist Church for 57 years and worked in the children’s department for many years. She was a hard working and gracious woman. She was always cheerful and fun to be around.
Beth is survived by her husband, J.W. Hawkins of Brownfield; a daughter, Tressa Manly of Lubbock; a son, Jay Hawkins and wife Becky of Austin; 2 grandchildren that were the light of her life, Madison Hawkins and MaKenna Hawkins of Austin; a sister, Linda Adamson and husband Rod; nieces Lisa Hensley, Nicki Adamson and Lani Price.
Beth was preceded in death by her parents, Carl and Juanita Golden; a sister, Janie (Carol Ann) Golden Bennett and a granddaughter, Gabrielle Hawkins.