Juanita F. Hawks passed away on Jan. 21, 2019

Juanita’s life began on Aug. 8, 1928 in El Dorado, the daughter of Lloyd and Myrtle (Mitchell) Foster.  Juanita was a graduate of El Dorado High School and was united in marriage to Andrew Junior Hawks on June 20, 1948 at her parent’s home in El Dorado.  She worked as a secretary for the El Dorado Clinic for many years, eventually becoming the office manager.  Juanita was a member of the First United Methodist Church and worked in the church library.  She enjoyed playing cards with her friends for many years.  Juanita was known for her outstanding sugar cookies and for her mastery of shorthand. She and Andy enjoyed spending winters in Arizona and camping in the summers.
 Her loving family includes: children, Terry (Teresa) Hawks of Overland Park, Drew (Sheryl) Hawks of North Richland Hills, Texas, and Jan (Neil) Baker of Blackwell, Okla.; grandchildren, Ryan (Stephanie) Hawks, Lauren (Brad) Cottam, Mika (Jeff) Williams, Kylee (Monica) Hawks, Kevin Baker, and Kellee (Nick) Brown; great grandchildren Kinley, Lily, Ava, Lincoln, Beckham, Diego, Rubye,  Britton, Tylo, Austin, Paxton and Sutton and her sister Ida Mae Waite of El Dorado.  
Juanita passed away on Jan. 21, 2019 at Lakepoint in El Dorado.
She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Andrew; brother, Lloyd Foster;  sisters, Dorothy Malcolm and Alma Hale.  
Her family will gather with friends from 5-7 p.m. on Friday at the Kirby Morris Funeral Home.  Funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday at the First United Methodist Church led by Pastor Mik King.  Burial will be  in Walnut Valley Memorial Park, El Dorado.  
Memorial contributions in her name may be directed to the First United Methodist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association.  Please sign her online guestbook and leave a memory of Juanita at www.kirbymorrisfuneralhome.com.