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Official Obituary of

Dr. Howard Hawkins

December 26, 1938 ~ February 27, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Dr. Howard Hawkins Obituary

Howard Hawkins was born December 26, 1938 in Mt. Pleasant, Texas to Lorenzo and Valerie (Hawkins) Baker and passed away, peacefully, on February 27, 2024 in Houston. 

Howard was a 1958 graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, Mt. Pleasant. He graduated from Jarvis Christian College in 1962 with a BS degree in General Science.  In November of 1965, he enlisted and served in the US Army before being honorably discharged.   He went on to receive his Masters Degree and then his doctorate Degree from TSU.  He was a teacher and coach for New Waverly and Waller ISD before becoming the Principal at Waller Jr. High and Waller High School.  He was a member of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity.   He was a faithful member at St. Peters Baptist Church, Hempstead, Texas and after returning home to Mt. Pleasant he joined Mt. Olive Baptist Church where he served faithfully as a deacon, Sunday school superintendent and Sunday school teacher. 

He was preceded in death by his parents, and his wife of 56 years Dorisula Hawkins.

Howard is survived by his two sons and daughters-in-law; Darrell and Nina Hawkins of Richmond, Texas, Derek and Jessica Hawkins of Buda, Texas; six grandchildren Hunter Hawkins, Desmond Hawkins, Zoey Hawkins, Lucas Hawkins, Addison Hawkins, Audrey Hawkins; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends.   

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Public Viewing
March 8, 2024

2:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Tumey Mortuary
611 N. Gibson Avenue
Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455

Formal Visitation with the Family
March 9, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
131 South O'Tyson Avenue
Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

Celebration of Life
March 9, 2024

11:00 AM
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
131 South O'Tyson Avenue
Mount Pleasant, Texas 75455

Interment following funeral service
March 9, 2024

Piney Cemetery
268 County Road 1680
Mt. Pleasant, TX 75455


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