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Sue Alice Hawkins

Birth Date: November 26, 1940
Death Date: September 16, 2018

Born Sue Alice Skipper on November 26, 1940 in Breaux Bridge, LA to the late Andrew and Beatrice Skipper. She moved with her family to Brawley, CA from Breaux Bridge, LA when she was twelve years old. In 1959, she met
Richard Dale Hawkins while visiting San Diego, CA. Shortly thereafter, they were married making San Diego their permanent home. Sue was a woman of strong work principles at home as well as on the job. She was a caring Certified Nursing Assistant in her early years then transitioned to education where she was a loyal employee of San Diego City Schools as a Teacher’s Aid for 20 plus years until her retirement.

She was the eldest daughter of nine children which led her to become a nurturing care giver early on as she helped her mother Beatrice with the supervision of her younger brothers and sisters. She was always busy especially helping others. Her home was opened many times to family and friends. It can be said of Sue Alice she was consistently there when you needed her – be it a ride, a shoulder to cry on, or a listening ear. She loved music, playing cards, gardening, and cooking her favorites:  greens, sweet potato pie, and pineapple upside cake. Sue remembered everyone’s birthday including the year, and always greeted you with a smile and hug. She had an uncanny sense of humor with her unique ability to use words out of context guaranteeing a conversation with her would bring laughter your way.

Sue leaves to cherish her life one precious daughter Rhonda Moten and son in law,
Ronald Moten, Sr. They have three children who know her as Grammie.  Noell Cain, her husband Chris, and their son Leo (her first great grandchild) of San Diego, CA; Ronald Moten, Jr of San Diego, CA; and Aleah Moten of
San Diego, CA.

Siblings Lynn Rogers, Jean Bell, James Skipper, Geraldine Harris, Diane Adams, and a host of nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. We all loved her very much and she will truly be missed.

Sue was preceded in death by parents Andrew and Beatrice Skipper, and siblings Andrew Skipper, Johnny Skipper, and Gilbert Skipper.

September 27, 2018
4:00 pm
- 8:00 pm
Garden Chapel at Greenwood
4300 Imperial Ave. San Diego, CA 92113
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Funeral Service
September 28, 2018
12:00 pm
Garden Chapel at Greenwood
4300 Imperial Ave. San Diego, CA 92113
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  1. LOVE!!!

    Written by: Cousin Colette, Chanet, Charles-Alan & Isaiah

    Precious Dee & family we love love love you so very much. Remember death is not an end but a beginning for the Holy Scriptures say our stay here on earth is temporary for we are spirit in a body that’s why to be absent from the body is to be present with our LORD who is SPIRIT. Grateful to have known my/our auntie who you call mom and Grammie.

  2. I was Sue’s neighbor for many years. I enjoyed listening to the stories Sue and Lorenza would tell of their younger days. We laughed a lot. My husband and I would like to extend our condolences to her family. We pray you will find comfort through family and friends.

  3. She Fought A Good Fight, She Finished Her Course, She Kept the Faith

    Written by: Regina Evans-Jarrett

    On behalf of the Arterberry, Evans, Wright and Jarrett families, we extend our deepest condolences to the entire family. We realize these are difficult times as your hearts are broken by Sue’s passing. However, we trust that you will find a way to not only reflect on the huge loss her absence will bring, but also remember the amazing life she lived and the memories you were fortunate to create with her. We are praying for each of you and grateful that our mother was able to call Sue, a sister during her lifetime. Love you so much.

  4. Sue Alice Skipper Hawkins

    Written by: ELMarie Skipper

    Dear Hawkins and Skipper Family, Our Beloved Matriarch, Sue is with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
    “Absent from the Body is Present in God’s House”. We all will truly miss her presence on earth. Especially, the Kind things she did for the family,Friends and Relatives. She was a loving,
    caring and sharing Family person. Sue, Your Homecoming will be exciting! We thank you! And We love you Forever ♥️

  5. Sue Alice Hawkins

    Written by: Teola & Linda Carter Family

    Our Deepest Condolences, Keeping The Family In Prayer Rhonda May The Lord Comfort You ❤️❤️ Your Childhood Friend Linda Kay Carter AKA Noonie

  6. Sue Skipper

    Written by: Teola Carter, Linda Carter & Family

    My Deepest Condolences, Keep The Family In Prayer ❤️❤️

  7. "For God So Loved... Ms. Sue"

    Written by: Dr. Paula (Hickman) Womack & Family

    Our loves, prayers and condolences to all the Family! 🕊 For 42 years I knew YOU, laughed with YOU, hugged YOU and loved YOU from a silly young teenager, now to an adult woman! I shall remember your love always! YOU are in our ❤! Thank you for every hug you freely gave and everytime you asked about my husband and children! Rest Now In Heaven 👑 and know that we love you forever! Until we meet again in Heavenly Places, The Womack Family 🕊

  8. Never Forget always LOVED!

    Written by: Jean Bell

    Beloved beautiful sister in side and out, truly you be missed! But ALWAYS in our hearts Jean and family💗 Shalom 💗Home@Last in His Awesome Presence celebrating your homeComing! We LOVE YOU! Brawley Crew~

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