Dorothy J. Hawks

July 11, 2023 ~ December 13, 2010 (age 12)


Dorothy J. Hawks (nee: Langston), 87 of Lorain, Ohio died at home on Monday morning, December 13, 2010. She was born to the late Eunice Edna (nee: Reed) and Linton Langston, Sr. on July 11, 1923 in Commerce, Georgia. Mrs. Hawks moved from Commerce to Lorain where she had made her home since 1948. She was employed for thirty two years in the die cast department of General Motors Corporation, Elyria, Ohio before retiring in 1984. Mrs. Hawks was a member of the First Baptist Church, Maysville, Georgia. She was an avid fisherman; she loved cooking, reading, animals, especially Russell and Star and entertaining her family and friends. Mrs. Hawks is survived by her sons, William R. Hawkes of Lorain and Larry O. (Carol) Hawkes of Gilbert, Arizona, her daughters, Sandra J. Stavesky of Elyria, Diane (Carl) Cunningham of Sheffield Village, Ohio and Elizabeth Paulette (Carl Green) Kerpics of Lorain, her brother, Linton 'Buck' (Laurabell) Langston, Jr. of Maysville, her sister Hautell (Fred A.) Gulley of Warner Robins, Georgia, eleven grandchildren, twenty two great grandchildren and sixteen great great grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her grandchildren, Michele Hawkes in 1991 and Robert Hawkes in 2001. The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, December 16, 2010 from 5 P. M. until 8 P. M. at the Walter A. Frey Funeral Home, 700 West Erie Avenue, Lorain where funeral services will be on Friday, December 17, 2010 at 11 A. M. with Chaplain Mike Mystic officiating. Burial will follow in Ridge Hill Memorial Park, Amherst Township, Ohio. On line condolences may be sent to


11 A. M. on Friday, December 17, 2010

Walter A. Frey Funeral Home


5 P. M. untilk 8 P. M. on Thursday, December 16, 2010

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