Mary Ella Hawkins, 81, passed away peacefully on Oct. 25, 2017, at Genesis Salem Nursing Home.
She was born on Nov. 18, 1935, to Samuel Clem and Flossie Mae Hawkins, in Youngstown, Ohio.
She lived in Youngstown, Warren, Ohio, area for many years and then decided to move to Metz.
Mary worked at Trumbull Memorial Hospital when in Ohio and was a health caregiver when in West Virginia. She never gained much wealth but was a happy person and would do anything for a friend.
Mary loved dogs and cats and enjoyed playing cards, puzzles, flea markets, garage sales and county music. Elvis Presley was her favorite singer, and she collected much of his merchandise and CDs.
Mary entered Genesis Salem Nursing Home in 2010 and resided there until her death.
She leaves behind two brothers, Thomas (Eleanor) Hawkins and Donald Hawkins of Youngstown, Ohio; a sister, Jean Neff of Barberton, Ohio; and many nieces and nephews in Ohio.
Her brothers, Robert and Ray Hawkins, preceded her in death, as well as a stepsister, Marie Metz, and three sisters-in-law, Mickie, Kathy and Marcella Hawkins.
Relatives and friends may call from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday at Masters Funeral Home, 209 Main St., Mannington, with funeral services beginning at 1 p.m. with Pastor Larry Watson officiating. Mary will be laid to rest at Arnett Cemetery next to her Mom and Dad.
The family wishes to thank Genesis Salem Nursing Home for the kind and compassionate care that was given to Mary.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mastersfuneralhomewv.com.
Published on October 28, 2017