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Mildred "Jackie" Jacquinot (Mouser) Hawkins

November 14, 1934 ~ March 5, 2024 (age 89) 89 Years Old

Mildred "Jackie" Hawkins Obituary

Mildred Jacquinot "Jackie" Hawkins, 89, formerly of Wood River and Auburn, passed away March 5, 2024 at Montgomery Nursing and Rehab Center in Hillsboro.

Born November 14, 1934 in Potosi, MO, she was the daughter of Russell Julius and Florence Lucille (Brase) Mouser.

Jackie graduated from East Alton-Wood River High School in 1952.  In the 1970s, she completed date processing training at NCR Corporate Technical Education Center in Dayton, OH.

On August 2, 1935 in Arkansas, she married William "Bill" M. Hawkins. He died in 2006.

She was a homemaker for many years and sold Tupperware in the 1960s. Her family relocated to Hillsboro in 1968 and she began working at Hillsboro Hospital in 1971. In 1975 when the "new" Hillsboro Area Hospital was completed, she was named head of the first data processing department. She later worked for the Hillsboro Journal, Montgomery County Extension Office, and Montgomery County National Bank-Capri IGA Branch. In 2001, she moved to Auburn, IL.

Jackie was a Christian and was strong in her faith. She was a member of Auburn United Methodist Church. She was a 50 year member of the Order of Eastern Star, where she had served as Worthy Matron , three times. She was a Girl Scout leader in Wood River for many years before moving to Hillsboro. She had taught Sunday School and was a first aid instructor for the American Red Cross.

Surviving are a daughter, Connie (Joe) Michelich of Auburn; two sons, Russ (Leilani) Hawkins of Putman, Dale (Kathy) Hawkins of Panama; 17 grandchildren; and 17 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a daughter, Shirley Ann Hawkins; siblings and their spouses, Yvonne (Don) Brown, Joan (Mel) Gordon, Lorraine (Norbert "Woody" ) Woods, and Maurice (Frankie) Norton.

Visitation will be from 10 am until time of service at 11 am, Saturday, March 9 at Marks Mortuary in Wood River.

Burial will follow in Rose Lawn Memory Gardens in Bethalto.

Memorials are suggested to Auburn Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 347, Auburn, IL  62615.

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March 9, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Marks Mortuary (Wood River)


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