The Enid News and Eagle, Enid, OK

November 29, 2012

Colleen M. Hawkins

Published 11-30-12


Enid News and Eagle

ENID, Okla. — CHEROKEE — Funeral service for Colleen M. Hawkins, 85, will be 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 1, 2012, at Cherokee First Christian Church, with  Brother Tom Cooksey and the Rev. Tom Stanley officiating.

Burial will follow in Cherokee Municipal Cemetery under the direction of Goodwin Funeral Home, Cherokee. Viewing 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today at the funeral home.

Colleen was born Nov. 26, 1927, in Cherokee the daughter of Roy and Ruby Price Custer and passed away Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012, at Cherokee Manor.

She grew up in Cherokee, where she attended school. She later worked as a cook at the Cherokee Manor.

She and Max Marrow were married and made their home in Waynoka. They later moved to Spearman, Texas. She returned to Cherokee in 1980.

Colleen and Leland Hawkins were married in 1982. They lived on a farm west of Cherokee.  He preceded her in death on July 27, 2012.  When her health failed, she moved to Cherokee Manor.

Surviving are son, Doug Murrow and wife Jovonna of Cherokee; brother, Jack Custer and wife Judie and sister, Doris Pantel, all of Cherokee; four grandchildren, Trent Murrow, Travis Murrow, Anthony Murrow and Kennedy Murrow; and several great-grandchildren.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Gary Murrow; a brother, Bob Custer; and her parents.

Memorials may be given to Kids Against Hunger though Goodwin Funeral Home.

(Submitted by family)