HAWKINS, Eleanor I. Joltes, 92, of Wheeling, formerly of Frazier Run Road, passed away on Sunday, November 11, 2012, at Peterson Rehabilitation Hospital and Geriatric Center, Wheeling.
She was born December 31, 1919, in Wheeling, WV, daughter of the late William and Hazel Sill Joltes.
Mrs. Hawkins was a homemaker and was a member of St. Paul's Evangelical Church, Wheeling. She was also a member of Eastern Star Miriam Chapter 1; Ladies Oriental Shrine Isis Court 1; and Daughters of the Nile.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, Bob and Dick Joltes.
Surviving are her beloved husband of 72 years, William E. Hawkins; her daughter, Sherry E. Wilds of Grove City, OH; and her grandson, Shane Wilds and his wife, Jen of Raleigh, NC.
Friends will be received on Thursday, November 15, 2012, at the Kepner Funeral Home, 166 Kruger Street, Elm Grove, Wheeling (304-242-2311), from 11 a.m. until time of service at 1 p.m. with Reverend Mark A. Zelewicz, Sr. officiating. Entombment in Halcyon Hills Memorial Gardens Mausoleum, Sherrard, WV.