July 23, 1932 - September 21, 2020
Mrs. Shirley Ann Hawkins was born on July 23, 1932 in Lynchburg, VA. She was the beloved daughter of the late Mr. Frank Smith & the late Mrs. Ruth Preston - Brooks. Ms. Hawkins obtained her primary and secondary education in Lynchburg, VA. Shirley moved to Baltimore from Virginia, where she attended CCBC. During this time she began to pursue a career in nursing. Mrs. Hawkins became an LPN. Mrs. Hawkins worked at various hospitals throughout the city and state; including Providence and City Hospital( JHBayview). In the 1950’s Shirley Smith married Clarence Milton Hawkins Sr. As time progressed Mrs. Hawkins went back to pursuing her career in nursing. She became an RN. Over the years Mrs. Hawkins became a member of Little Ark Baptist Church where she was over the church nursing board. Mrs. Hawkins always had a love for music and singing. She joined the choir, Ushers Board, and helped out wherever she could be of service. Mrs. Hawkins moved to Turner’s Station, MD, where she was an upstanding member of the community selling dinners giving events, and working with the marching band as a Captain. Mrs Hawkins was also a member of the Elkes/Reindeer Lodge. You could always find her home filled with laughter and love from her children and her neighbors children. Mrs. Hawkins joined New Shiloh Baptist Church of Turners Station. She was a long time member and very active. Mrs. Hawkins would host trips to six flags when her children were young. After a lengthy illness, God called her home to be at rest on September 21, 2020. Mrs. Hawkins leaves to mourn her children, Terasa Robinson, Clarence Hawkins Jr, Diane Hawkins, Marie Skeen, Charlene Hawkins and Joanne Watson; 16 grandchildren, a host of great grands, great great grands, nieces , nephews, cousins etc.
Mrs. Shirley Ann Hawkins was born on July 23, 1932 in Lynchburg, VA. She was the beloved daughter of the late Mr. Frank Smith & the late Mrs. Ruth Preston - Brooks. Ms. Hawkins obtained her primary and secondary education in Lynchburg,... View Obituary & Service Information
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