Surrounded by her family, Shirley Lynn (Samantha) Hawkes left this Earth Saturday, June 12, 2021 and joined her heavenly family. She left this Earth embraced in her mother’s loving arms and she was swept up into her father’s open loving arms waiting for her on the other side of the veil.
Shirley was born in Salt Lake City, Utah. She was the oldest of 10 children. She had a love for animals, babies (especially grandbabies) and helping people. She was crafty and she shared her crafts with those around her. She helped those in need, often giving of her time and resources. She will be greatly missed!
The family wishes to thank the nurses and care takers at Pineview Assisted Living in Eden for their constant care and love. They would also like to thank the hospices nurse who helped her so much in her final months.
Shirley suffered from many health issues all of her life. She is an example of patience, endurance, and long suffering. As stated in 2 Timothy, I have fought a good fight, I have finished my course, I have kept the faith. Henceforth there is laid up for me a crown of righteousness, which the Lord, the righteous judge, shall give me at that day.
Shirley Lynn is survived by her 3 children, Andrew Hansen, Amanda Delaura (Marcus), Amber Kentworthy (Justin). Her grandchildren, Olivia, Sophia, Isabelle, Elavee, Kikae. Her mother, Ethel Hawkes. Her siblings Anne Taylor (Rick), Matthew Hawkes (Jennifer), David Hawkes (Sadie), Paul Hawkes (Megan), Chris Hawkes (Kristen), Timothy Hawkes (Katelin), Noah Hawkes (Ashley) and Julie Maughan (Matthew). And Many nieces and nephews.
She is predeceased in death by her grandparents, her father (Thomas A Hawkes, Jr) her brother (Thomas A Hawkes, III) and her nephew (Joshua T Taylor).
Graveside services will be at the Salt Lake City Cemetery Wednesday, June 16, 2021 at 10:00 AM
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