Eleanor M. Hawkins, 89, of Coleman died Sunday October 29, 2017 at Gladwin Pines. She was born October 24, 1928 in Flint, the daughter of the late John & Mary (Berfette) Sersaw. Eleanor M. Sersaw married Delbert L. Hawkins, Sr. October 7, 1947 in Coleman. He died April 28, 1993. Eleanor was employed as a waitress in the area for most of her life. She enjoyed crafting and loved animals especially the fish in her aquariums.
Survivors include her children: Carol & David Spencer of Coleman, Pamela & James Hughes of Midland, Diana & Bruce Amley of AZ, Delbert & Diana Hawkins, Jr. of Coleman, 10 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandsons, sisters, Bonnie Wells of Edenville, Lorraine Geiling of Midland, several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her brother Forrest “Frick” Sersaw, sister Berniece Orahoske and half-sister Doris Sersaw.
Cremation has taken place. The family will receive guests at a luncheon being held at the Coleman VFW Post #1071 on Sunday November 5, 2017 from 2-5 pm. Donations may be directed to the O’Laughlin Funeral Home, Inc. for Eleanor Hawkins’ services.