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Obituary of Melva Jean Hawks

Melva “Jean” Hawks


Hawks, Melva “Jean” (nee Haley) of High Ridge, Missouri, was born January 13, 1934 in Morrison, Tennessee to Fred and Cora (nee West) Haley and entered into rest Thursday, December 20, 2018 in High Ridge, Missouri at the age of 84 years.


She is preceded in death by, her parents, her husband Everit Clayton Hawks, one child Carolyn Joan Lucas, one great-grandchild Layla McCracken and one brother Bob Haley.


She is survived by, her daughter, Pat (Ron) McCracken, of High Ridge, Missouri, her grandchild, Courtney McCracken, her sister, Shirley Coll of Manchester, Tennessee, her loving caregivers, for seven years: Linda Money, Lisa Arnold and Felicia Smith, and many other relatives, and friends.


Melva loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed watching country music shows, cooking and baking. She will be fondly remembered and dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.


Visitation Sunday, December 23, 2018, from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Chapel Hill Mortuary, 6300 Highway 30, Cedar Hill, MO 63016. Visitation Thursday, December 27, 2018, from 4 – 8 p.m. at Central Funeral Home, 2812 Hillsboro Highway, Manchester, Tennessee. Service Friday, December 28, 2018 11:00 a.m. at Central Funeral Home.  Interment Shady Grove Cemetery, Morrison, Tennessee. Family and friends can review and share stories, photos and condolences online at and follow details of this event and others in the community at




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