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Yvonne M Hawks

Born: 6/24/1937, Whitesboro, Texas
Death: 1/6/2014, Moab, Utah
Service: 01/09/2014, 2:00 pm, Community Church

Long Time Moab Resident Pearl “Yvonne Hawks, 76, passed away January 6, 2014 peacefully at her home following a long illness. Services were held on Thursday January 9, 2014 at the Community Church in Moab, grave dedication followed at the Sunset Memorial Gardens Cemetery.

Yvonne was born on June 24, 1937 in Whitesboro, Texas to Frank ans Ruby Maddera. She spent her childhood in Texas and Carbon County, Utah. In 1955 her family moved to Moab where she graduated from Grand County High School. She married Robert E Hawks on August 18, 1956. Together they raised four children, and have owned and operated Bob’sSanitation Inc. since 1970. Always ready for a challenge, Yvonne became active in the community. She was elected to the school board and served from 1975 – 1982. She was a member of the consolidation Board, Grand County Credit Union Loan Committee and was active with the Republican Women.

In addition, she was a proud member of the Alpha Rho Sorority remaining active until her death. Known for her quick wit, unique sense of humor, hard work and dedication to family, friends sorority sisters and community. Yvonne will be dearly missed. Her legacy is the kindness she shared with friends, family, and strangers alike. She was a champion to all and always saw the good in everyone.

Yvonne is survived by her loving husband Robert E Hawks; 3 sons Robert J. (Angela Lema) of Palisade, CO, Richard R (Helen) , David I. (Barbara Swenson) Hawks both of Moab; a daughter Lynda J. (George) Rogers of Centerville, UT; 5 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren; 4 brothers and 1 sister.

“The best and most beautiful things in the world can not be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.” Helen Keller

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