Mabel Pollard Hawkins, age 91, of Chase City, VA, passed away on Saturday, April 1, 2017. She was predeceased by her parents, Jesse Witt Pollard and Julia Ethel Pollard, husband, Warren Ross Hawkins, siblings Lewis Pollard, Helen Yearout, Jessie P. Richards, sons-in-law, James Nichols and Chip O’Brien and mother-in-law, Dorothy Warren Hawkins.
Mabel is survived by her children, Suzanne H. Stephens and husband Jack, Denise H. Terry and husband Amos, David R. Hawkins and wife Martha, grandchildren, Angela N. Grant and husband Clay, Kimberly Hawkins and fiancé Derek Bailey, Linda Stephens, Emily Stephens, sister-in-law Jane Hawkins, nieces, Cecilia Richards, Jackie Richards, Julie Meador and husband John, nephew, Ted Richards and wife Kelly and cousin, Margaret Smith.
Mabel was a devoted wife, loving mother and raised 3 children. She was a long time member of St John’s Episcopal Church in Chase City, VA.. She taught Sunday school, worked in Altar Guild, Flower Guild, the church office, became a lay reader and was the church treasurer for several years. She served on the Vestry, was a member of the Episcopal Church Women and sang in the choir. She was a member of the Fortnightly Club, The Women’s Club of Chase City, The Cedar Crest Women’s Club, and Mecklenburg Country Club. She worked as Treasurer, the front desk receptionist, exhibit judge and ticket seller for the South Central Fair. She volunteered with the Food Pantry. She volunteered as librarian, prepared lunches at Chase City Academy and was a member of the parent teacher organization. She volunteered at the Mecklenburg County Educational Foundation food booth at the South Central Fair. She enjoyed reading, gardening, knitting and sewing.
Visitation will be held on Friday, April 7, 2017 at Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home from 7:00 until 8:30 pm. A memorial service will be held at St John’s Episcopal Church in Chase City, VA, on Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Inurnment for Mabel and her husband, Warren will follow in the church’s Columbarium.
In lieu of flowers, please consider memorial contributions to St. John’s Episcopal Church, the Muscular Dystrophy Association or American Cancer Society.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.newcomballgoodfh.com. Newcomb Allgood Funeral Home in Chase City will be handling the arrangements.