Irene May Hawkins

1926~2007



Irene May Hawkins, 81, of Medford, passed away on October 18, 2007. A funeral service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Wedneseday, October 24, 2007 at Conger~Morris Medford Chapel at 715 Main Street. A visitation will be held Tuesday, October 23 from 1:00-5:00 p.m. and she will be laid to rest at Eagle Point National Cemetery.



Irene May Hawkins was a loving and caring wife of 61 years, and the mother of two sons. She was born Irene McDonough on July 15, 1926 in San Francisco, Calif. to parents Ivan and Inez McDonough. With her parents she moved back to the family homestead in Ruch, Ore., where she attended Ruch Elementary School, then graduated from Medford High School. On February 14, 1946, she married Edward Harrison Hawkins. Irene raised two sons by herself while her husband served in the U.S. Navy.



She is survived by her husband, Edward; two sons, James Hawkins, of Phoenix, Ore. and Roger Hawkins, of Medford, Ore.; one sister, Lillian Fullerton, of Vancouver, Wash.



She is preceded in death by her parents, Ivan and Inez McDonough.



Arrangements by Conger~Morris Funeral Directors, Medford. 772-7111.