Mary Alice Hawkins

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 2, 2007

CONCORD – Mary Alice Moose Hawkins, age 89, formerly of Forest Street, passed away Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2007, at Morningside Assisted Living Center from complications of cancer and COPD.

Mrs. Hawkins was born Aug. 14, 1917, in Cabarrus County to the late Joseph Luther Moose and Minnie Swing Moose. She retired from Cannon Mills and formerly worked in the office at the old Belk Department Store.

She was a long-time member of Calvary Lutheran Church. During her stay at Morningside Assisted Living since May, she enjoyed the fellowship with new friends, especially bingo and joy rides on Friday.

In addition to her parents, Mrs. Hawkins was preceded in death by her husband, Clinton “CB” Barringer Hawkins, sister Mrs. Margaret Moose Bartley and brother Mr. Billy Moose.

Survivors include her cousin and primary caregiver, Deon Gray Ritchie of Concord; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins; and special friends Bill and Linda Heilig of Concord.

Service: A memorial service will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at Wilkinson Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. John E. Boyd and Rev. Bill Milholland officiating. Burial will follow at Carolina Memorial Park.

Visitation: The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1-2 p.m. at Wilkinson Funeral Home.

Memorials: In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Calvary Lutheran Church 950 Bradley Street NE, Concord, NC 28025 or to Hospice and Palliative Care of Cabarrus County, 5003 Boy Scout Camp Road, Kannapolis, NC 28081.

Wilkinson Funeral Home is handling arrangements for Mrs. Hawkins. Online condolences may be made at