SARA ANN HAWKINS, 95, of Huntington, passed away peacefully in her sleep Jan. 1, 2021, at Woodlands Retirement Community. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, James Marshall Hawkins, after 64 years of marriage. They had three children, Marsha Moses, Jim Hawkins and Greg Hawkins, who thought of her as their best friend and talked to her daily. She was blessed with nine grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren, all of whom adored her. She was born Sara Ann Sammons Aug. 10, 1925, in Huntington, the daughter of the late Forest Charles and Clara Hornberger Sammons. A beauty, Sara Ann was a part of the debutante set in Huntington and Miss Pony Express at Huntington High School. She attended Converse College in South Carolina and Antioch College in Ohio. She married Marshall Hawkins on August 31, 1946. Sara Ann relished time with her friends and family, all of whom brought her great joy. She delighted in golf and tennis and the Huntington Garden Club and was a Life Master at bridge. Loving and gracious, anyone who entered her home was treated like family. She was a member of Enslow Park Presbyterian Church. She is preceded in death by her three brothers, Lucian, Tony and Fred Sammons; sister, Dotty Duncan; son-in-law, Jack Moses; and grandson, Luke Hawkins. She is survived by her daughter, Marsha Moses of Huntington, and her sons, Jim Hawkins and wife Colleen of Houston, TX, and Greg Hawkins and wife Mary Jo Kinser of Westport, Conn.; grandchildren, Mary Moses (Alberto Bullon) of Lima, Peru, Jason Moses, Katie Goldy (Joel) of Huntington, Sarah Moses (Michael Halley) of Cambridge, Mass., Elizabeth Hearn (Tom) of Houston, TX, Marshall Hawkins (Lee) of Richmond, Va., Hannah Smith (Luke) of Wilmington, N.C., and Rachel Filer (Jeff) of Charlotte, N.C.; and great-grandchildren, Eowyn and Jackson Moses, Clara, Mac and Marshall Smith, Mary and Val Hearn, Rudy Halley, Harper, Ellie, Mia and Kya Goldy, Evan and Vera Filer, Georgia and Penn Hawkins, and Jack and Galileo Bullon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Enslow Park Presbyterian Church. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Family Guestbook at www.klingelcarpenter.com.
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