Age 84, of Hollister,CA, passed away Wednesday, August 4, 2010. She was preceded in death by her husband of 48 years, James A. Hawksworth. She is survived by her two sisters, Frances Blanton, Marylou Sheridan and her husband Bill, her brother Robert Beckes and his wife Marilee, her two daughters, Deborah White, Lucinda (Cyndi) McGuire and her husband Patrick. Prior to moving to Hollister, Barbara and Jim lived in Mexico for 25 wonderful years where she became fluent in Spanish. Barbara loved to travel and was an avid gardener. She was active in the San Benito County Community. She volunteered for years at Hazel Hawkins Hospital and the Community Food Pantry.
Barbara is now at peace. It was her wish that no public service be held. If you wish to honor her please make a donation in her memory to the charity of your choice or to the Community Food Bank, 1133 San Felipe Rd., Hollister, CA 95023. Visit www.grunnagle.com for condolences.