Phyllis N. Hawkins
8/14/1933 - 12/10/2017
PEKIN ~ Phyllis Naomi Hawkins, 84, of Pekin, passed away at 3:37 p.m. Sunday, December 10, 2017 at UnityPoint Health-Pekin.
Born August 14, 1933 in Hopedale to Ethelbert and Sadie (Tapp) Wilson, she married William “Bill” G. Hawkins on August 18, 1957 in Hopedale. He passed away March 13, 1999 in Pekin. She also was preceded in death by her parents; four sisters; and three brothers.
Surviving are two sons, Robert Hawkins of Pekin and William G. (Wendy) Hawkins, Jr. of Carbondale; one daughter, Teresa J. Hawkins of McHenry; three grandchildren, Ryan W. Hawkins, Heather M. Babler and Joey A. White; one great-grandson, Isaiah Snow; four sisters, Helen Johnson of Bloomington, Elsie Woike of Apache, Junction, Arizona, Cheryle Gregory of Decatur and Norma Rupp of Pekin; and one brother, James Wilson, of Hopedale.
Phyllis was a member of Crossroads Full Gospel Church in Pekin.
She had worked as a Registered Nurse at Pekin Hospital for 19 years.
She enjoyed her faith, family and friends.
Her funeral will be at 2 p.m. Friday, December 15, 2017 at Preston-Hanley Funeral Homes & Crematory in Pekin. Pastor Sharon Gamage will officiate. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Burial will be in Shiloh Cemetery in Hopedale.
Memorial contributions may be given to a charity of the donor's choice.
- LeeAnn Neavear - Friend of family
- Linda Westfall - Niece
- Kurt Garber - Friend of her son Robert
- Daniel Murphy - childhood friend of Rob, and Billy
- Gerry Reynolds - Friend of Teresa
- Tad Dickson - Friend