Our beloved mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother, Charlotte Hawkes Wray, returned to her heavenly home on October 13, 1990, at the age of 89.
She was born on August 6, 1901 in Preston, Idaho to Charles Fredrick and Florence Pratt Hawkes. She married Enos Wray on June 6, 1923 in the Logan LDS Temple. Enos preceded her in death on November 26, 1964. She spent her life in Pocatello, Idaho after her marriage, except for several winters prior to Enos' death, when the worked in the Mesa LDS Temple. She taught school in McCammon and Pingree, Idaho during the period, 1920-1923. She was completely devoted as a mother to her sons, and to her husband. She and Enos were very proud that their sons all served their country during times of war, all received college educations and became professional men. She was a very proud and gracious person who sustained herself in her own home until she was 88 years of age. she was an excellent seamstress and enjoyed making clothes for herself and her grandchildren. She worked for several years at the People Store and Levine's doing alterations.She was a faithful member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints with a life of service in Primary, M.I.A. and Relief Society. She served as Ward Relief Society President and in her later years, taught the Gospel Doctrine class. She and Enos were known for their innovative Ward Budget dinners.
She is survived by four sons and their wives, Dr. David H. and Norene of Bountiful, Dr. E. Sydney and Jan of Farmington, Dr. Eugene H. and Jackie of Pocatello, Idaho, and Richard G. and LaVonne of Mineapolis, Minnesota; a sister, (Mrs. Oliver) ClaraDean Morrison, and a brother, Kendrick C. (Yvonne) Hawkes; 26 grandchildren and 54 great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by sisters, Vera Keller, Ann Cowley and Virginia Burfuss; and brothers, Pratt and Harold Hawkes.
Funeral services Thursday, October 18, at 1 p.m., at the Pocatello Second Ward, 135 South Seventh Avenue, with Bishop Craig Jorgensen officiating. The family will receive relatives and friends at the Manning Funeral Chapel in Pocatello, on Wednesday, October 17, from 7:00 until 8:30 p.m. and at the church for one hour prior to services on Thursday. Burial will be at Mountain View Cemetery.
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