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Ruth Dunbar Hawks

October 23, 1939 — November 29, 2023

Mt. Airy

Ruth Dunbar Hawks

 

Mrs. Ruth Dunbar Hawks, 84, of Mt. Airy passed away Wednesday, November 29, 2023, at the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home in Dobson.  She was born in Surry County on October 23, 1939, to the late Elmer James and Gladys Ellen Slate Dunbar.  Mrs. Hawks retired as Contracting Agent of Mt. Airy License Plate Agency, and a member of Victory Baptist Church.  She is survived by her husband, David Clayton Hawks; sons and daughters-in-law, Jeffery Dale Hawks and Donna, Charles Bradley Hawks and Delinda; grandchildren, Joshua Brandon Hawks and Brittany, Justin Paul Hawks, David Lee Hawks; great grandchildren, Lukcus Hawks, Cheynne Hawks, Dakota Hawks, Ty Hawks, Kali Hawks, Maggie Hawks; brothers and sisters-in-law, Stoney Dunbar and Louise, Ray Dunbar and Sandra, Ricky Dunbar and Vicki; many nieces and nephews.  In addition to his parents, Mrs. Hawks was preceded in death by a sister, Carole Gentry.  A funeral service will be held Friday, December 1, 2023, at 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Joey Jessup officiating.  Entombment will be later at Skyline Memory Gardens.  The family will receive friends Friday from 10:00 until 11:00 AM at Moody Funeral Home in Mt. Airy.  In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to Victory Baptist Church, 2120 Riverside Dr., Mt. Airy, NC 27030 or to the Joan and Howard Woltz Hospice Home , 945, Zephyr Rd., Dobson, NC 27017.  Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.

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Friday, December 1, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Mount Airy)

206 West Pine Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030

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Friday, December 1, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Moody Funeral Services (Mount Airy)

206 West Pine Street, Mount Airy, NC 27030

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