Born 9-22-1915 -- Died 3-2-2004
Hubert "Chief" Hawkins, 88, of Hardy, Ark., died March 2, 2004, at Baxter Regional Medical Center in Mountain Home, Ark.
Born Sept. 22. 1915, in Altuna, Fla., he was a veteran of the United States Army.
He worked before retirement as the chief dietician for the Veteran's Administration in Memphis, Tenn.
He moved to Hardy in 1967, from Memphis. He was of the Baptist faith and attended the Liberty Hill Methodist Church.
Survivors include a daughter, Sandra Northan, of San Diego, Calif.; two grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Mary Ruth Hawkins; and 13 brothers and sisters.
A memorial service was held March 6 at the Tri-County Cherokee Chapel in Highland, Ark., with arrangements under the direction of the Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland, Ark.