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Alma Suggs Hawkins
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Obituary for Alma Suggs Hawkins

La Grange-Alma Suggs Hawkins, 90, of La Grange, passed away peacefully on Monday, February 19, 2018, at Greendale Forest Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. Alma was born July 25, 1927, in La Grange to the late Arvil Suggs and Emma Davis Suggs. She was a lifelong member of La Grange Christian Church.

Alma was preceded in death by her husband of 41 years, Oby Hawkins. She was the last of sixteen children and was also preceded in death by five sisters, Alice Axelby, Louise Fowler, Lila Belle Jernigan, Sue Suggs, and an unnamed infant girl; and ten brothers, Leamon Suggs, Lloyd Suggs, Leslie Suggs, Lonnie Suggs, Arvil “Jocko” Suggs, Alton Suggs, Alvin Suggs, William “Bill” Suggs, Carl Suggs, and Norman Suggs.

A service to celebrate and remember Alma’s life will be held Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 11 a.m. from Rouse Funeral Home with Rev. Gerald Stacy officiating. Burial will follow at Fairview Cemetery.

Alma is survived by three sons, Alan Dwain Hawkins of Kinston, Anthony Lee “Tony” Hawkins and wife, Gail of Plymouth, and Stephen Neal Hawkins of Kinston; four grandchildren, Matthew Hawkins of Clayton, Emily Hawkins Smith of Clayton, Anna Hawkins Clark and husband, Joe of Wake Forest, Ashley Hawkins Turnage and husband, Jeffrey of Kinston; one great-grandchild, Charlotte Turnage of Kinston; along with numerous nieces and nephews.

Family and friends will be received Wednesday during the hour before the service. Online condolences may be expressed at www.rousefh.com. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the La Grange Christian Church Women’s Fellowship, P.O. Box 442, La Grange, NC 28551. A special thanks is given to the staffs of Greendale Forest Nursing & Rehabilitation Center and Community Home Care & Hospice for the loving care given throughout this last year. Arrangements are entrusted to Rouse Funeral Home, La Grange.


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Previous Events

Visitation

Wednesday

21

Feb

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Rouse Funeral Home

108 North Caswell Street
La Grange, NC 28551-1725

Service Of Remembrance

Wednesday

21

Feb

11:00 AM
Rouse Funeral Home

108 North Caswell Street
La Grange, NC 28551-1725

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairview Cemetery

107 North Forbes Street
La Grange, NC 28551


Memorial Contribution

La Grange Christian Church Women's Fellowship

P.O. Box 442
La Grange, NC 28551
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