Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

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February 12, 2011

Edwin Browning Hawkins

LINDSIDE — Edwin Browning Hawkins, 83, of the Springfield Center in Lindside, W.Va., formerly of Bluefield, died Thursday, February 10, 2011 at his residence. Born August 25, 1927 in Bluefield he was the son of the late Alfred Hawkins and Lola Browning Hawkins. Edwin was a graduate of Bluefield High School and McClain's Business School in Bluefield. He was retired from Hawkins Funeral Home in Bluefield. Edwin was a member of the First Baptist Church in Bluefield and had been a lifelong resident of the Bluefield area. In addition to his parents, one sister, Betty Romano preceded him in death.

Survivors include two sons, Tom Hawkins of Bluefield and Neal Hawkins and wife Laura of Rossville, Ind.; three grandchildren; one brother-in-law, Patsy Romano; and several nieces and nephews.

Graveside committal services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Monday, February 14, 2011 at Monte Vista Park Cemetery in Green Valley with Pastor Raymond Amos officiating. Family and friends will serve as pallbearers. Friends may call at Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton from 12:00 noon until the service hour on Monday. Those attending the graveside service are asked to meet at the funeral home by 12:30 p.m. on Monday. Online condolences may be sent at

Seaver Funeral Home in Princeton is serving the Hawkins family.

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