Friday, October 22, 2010

Heavens Angel

Mary Hawley, long time resident of Greenville passed away October 21, 2010 in Grapevine. Services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday at Highland Terrace Baptist Church under the direction of Coker-Mathews Funeral Home. Rev. Larry Jordan and Dr. Bobby Atkins will be officiating. Private interment will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 PM Saturday at the funeral home.

Mary was born to James and Faye Harluson Nash in Lone Oak. She was raised by Jim and Nina Nash. Mary graduated from Lone Oak High School in 1944. In 1948, she graduated from Hillcrest Memorial Hospital in Waco with her RN diploma. She also attended Baylor University and East Texas State University. Mary moved to Greenville in 1960 as Director of Nursing Services for Citizens General Hospital and served 13 years as Nurse and Staff Development Coordinator with Hillhaven Nursing Homes. Next she was associated with Hunt County Family Services as RN before retiring in 1989.

She married C. W. Hawley in Greenville on November 23, 1960 and he survives her. She is also survived by her sons James Ervin of Rockwall, son and daughter-in-law Tom and Tracy Ervin of Campbell, son and daughter-in-law Richard and Terri Ervin of Westlake and son and daughter-in-law John (Buddy) and Carroll Ervin of Ennis; brother Chester Butts of Little Rock, Ark., sisters Dorothy Roberts of Aransas Pass and Glenda Perkins of Weatherford; 13 grandchildren; and 14 great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her father and mother; daughter-in-law Nancy Ervin; and granddaughter Judy Ervin.

Pallbearers will be grandsons Heath Ervin, Brandon Ervin, Jared Ervin and Cody Ervin and grandsons-in-law Greg Veretto, Paul Holland, Brad Kubin, and Markus Dalton. Honorary pallbearers will be grandsons Jim Ervin and Joshua Ervin.

The family request memorials be made to Lakes Regional MHMR Center, P. O. Box 747, Terrell, TX 75160.

1 comment:

Christa said...

Christie, I'm so sorry to hear about your grandmother. I will be praying for you and your family during this difficult time.