Obituary and Service Information for Bessie (Merseal) Hawkins - Walker

Hawkins - Walker, Bessie (Merseal)

Date: Saturday, December 02, 2017
Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home, DeSoto, Missouri

Date: Saturday, December 02, 2017
Time: 2:00 pm

Service Location:

Calvary Cemetery


Bessie (Merseal) Hawkins-Walker age 93 of Indio, California formally of DeSoto, Missouri entered into eternal rest on November 23, 2017. Born to her late parents James and Deila (Williams) Merseal on July 06, 1924 in DeSoto, Missouri.

Bessie was a retired nurse from Jefferson Memorial Hospital; enjoyed bowling, crossword puzzles, solitaire on the computer, crocheting, gardening, bingo and hummingbirds. She loved her dogs and going to church. Her greatest love was spending time with her family; member of Mount Olive Church in DeSoto, Missouri.

Survived by her daughter Pamela (Paul) Hawkins-Langford of California; grandchildren Lisa Mahn-Donnell, Jamie (Tom Compton) Mahn, Eric (Crystal) Hawkins and Karen Hawkins; great grandchildren Sean (Jessica) Mahn, Seth Donnell, Matthew (Hannah) Donnell, Madison Mahn, Brittany (Joe) Diaz and Dustin Hawkins; great great grandchildren Ava Mahn, Kaylee Donnell, Jaylin Brewer and Misael Diaz; good friends Elaine Waters and James Crowley.

Preceded in death by her parents; husbands John Hawkins and Woodrow Walker Sr.; son Ron Hawkins; brothers Victor and Joseph Merseal; sisters Juanita Wilson, Gertrude Rice and Mildred Shankard.


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