Violet Juanita Hawkins was born in Sebree, Kentucky on July 26th, 1937. She passed away peacefully surrounded by loved ones and entered Heaven's gates on March 31, 2022
A loving mother and homemaker, Violet was a remarkable cook and enjoyed preparing meals for he family, most especially over the holidays. For many years leading up to her passing, she took immense pride in all her children's accomplishments. She was full of life and love. She enjoyed sewing, painting, and her ability of interior decorating her home.
Violet was predeceased by her loving mother Evadean Chandler and father John Hawkins. She was also predeceased by her sister Nancy Chandler and brothers Buster Hawkins and Albert Chandler.
Violet is survived by her children Linda Burkhard, Teresa Kimble, Alberta "Birdie" McCane (husband Mike), Roberta "Bobbi" Betscher (husband Tim), Karen Kimble, James Wentz, Cindy Lash (husband Ben), Christopher Soltman (wife Michelle), Raymond Bolen (wife Lori), Nancy Boyd (husband Jeff), Ken Yohn (wife Bonnie), Clarence "Junior" Crawford (wife Celina), Shanette McIntosh (husband Glen), Sharon Swain (husband Richard), and Joseph Crawford (wife Mary); 37 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren.
A service celebrating her life will be held at 11am on Friday April 8th, 2022 at Midwest Funeral Home & Cremation Society, 1415 W Coliseum Blvd., Fort Wayne. Burial to follow at Concordia Cemetery at 5365 Lake Ave. Fort Wayne, IN 46815. A gathering of friends and family will take place after the service at 1720 Forest Downs Dr. Fort Wayne, IN 46815
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