Brenda Jean Hawkins

May 18, 1939 ~ July 28, 2019 (age 80)

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SALEM – Salem – Brenda Jean Hawkins, age 80, died 11:50 P.M.  Sunday, July 28, 2019 at Blossom Nursing and Rehabilitation Center.  She was born in Salem, Ohio, the daughter of the late Francis and Margaret (Roush) Hawkins.

Brenda spent her entire life working in the automotive business, the past 21 years in the office of Stratton Chevrolet and previously office manager at Zimmerman Auto sales.

Brenda was an active lifetime member of Winona United Methodist Church, participating as organist, choir member, and serving in various other roles. She loved her church family.  A 1957 graduate of Salem High School, she enjoyed bowling, card clubs, BINGO, Mah Jongg, and watching the Indians and Browns.

Survivors include her sister, Joyce (Larry) Jensen (Salem) and brother, Francis “Bud” (Jeanne) Hawkins (Charlotte, NC).

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, August 3, 2019 at Winona United Methodist Church with reception to meet family following service.  The Rev. Tom Scott will be officiating.

The family would like to give special thanks to Community Hospice and good friend Teresa Stratton.

Arrangements are being handled by Stark Memorial Funeral Home.

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Memorial Service
August 3, 2019

11:00 AM
Winona United Methodist Church
32114 Winona Road, PO Box 25
Winona, OH 44493


Winona United Methodist Church
P.O. Box 25, Winona OH 44493

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