Martha Hawkins daughter of Archie James Gilliard and Gerture Hillman, passed away on March 31st at 6:15 in the morning at Community Hospital at the age of 79. She was born October 4th, 1931 she leaves behind 4 sons and two daughters.
Martha Hawkins was preceded in death by her husband Sammie Hawkins, her son Tyrone Hawkins, Grandson James Hawkins Jr., her Father Archie Gilliard, Mother Gertrude Hillman, and 1 brother, and 7 sisters.
She leaves behind 6 children; 28 Grandchildren; 7-Great-Grand-Children; and several Nieces and Nephews.
Children: Sammie Hawkins Jr., Sylvester Hawkins, Eselenda Hawkins Wiggins, Teresa Annette Hawkins Williams, Terry Lee Hawkins, James Leroy Hawkins and Cynthia Hawkins.
Grandchildren: Tyrone Hawkins, Demarcus Hawkins, Terrance Hawkins, Sammie Hawkins, Vontrese Hawkins, Yolanda Wiggins, Malanie Wiggins, Jimmy Wiggins Jr., Charles Williams, Donna Williams Hollingsworth, Robert Orange, Shamika Hawkins, Ebony Winston, Marquita Hawkins, Marlee Hawkins, Nikki Hawkins, Angelo Henry, Angelique Henry, Sarah Rodriguez, Rachel Rodriguez, Pete Hernandez Jr., Chris Hernandez, Nick Hernandez, Victoria Hernandez, Kristina Hernandez, and Angela Hernandez.
Greatgrandchildren: Emani Hollingsworth, Tristian Wiggins, Hayden Price, Carla Lee, Joshua Lee, Justin Lee, and Andrea Lee
New Hope was her home church this is where Sammie and Martha Hawkins raised their children.
Martha Hawkins had a long and good life here in Seaside and now it's time for her to go home to the Good Lord and her Family.... She will be missed by her friends and family here....
Martha Hawkins was a very strong lady she kept her family together, making sure that the kids kept in touch with each other as the family grew. She was the Glue who kept her family together. Her son Sylvester took care of his Mother when she was not physically able to do for herself. All of her children and grandchildren took a hand in making sure she knew she was loved...
Visitation: Monday, April 5, 2010 from 11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Funeral Service: Tuesday, April 6, 2010 at 11:00 a.m. at New Hope Baptist Church, Seaside, CA
Committal: Mission Memorial Park, 1915 Ord Grove Avenue, Seaside, CA
More Information: Please visit www.mem.com
Arrangements are under the direction of Mission Memorial Park and Seaside Funeral Home, Seaside, CA.