Alice M. Hawes, 78

MAY 2, 1932-MARCH 21, 2011

March 21, 2011
  • Alice M. Hawes
Alice M. Hawes

Alice Marie (Miller) Hawes, 78, of Cavetown Church Road, Smithsburg, Md., and formerly of Thurmont, Md., passed away Monday, March 21, 2011, at Meritus Medical Center in Hagerstown, Md.

Born May 2, 1932, in (Mine Banks) Thurmont, she was the daughter of the late John and Mary Miller.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Albert LeeRoy (Lee) Hawes, in 1970.

She retired from the Thurmont Shoe Factory.

She was a member of AMVETS Post 7 of Thurmont.

She enjoyed basket bingo, reading, watching TV and eating out on Wednesday nights.

She is survived by daughter, Donna Wiles and husband, Dick, of Smithsburg; son, Owen D. Hawes and wife, Roxanne, of Falling Waters, W.Va.; sister, Dixie Rice and husband, Adam, of Frederick, Md.; grandchildren, Charity Ringquist and husband, Rob, Ed Wiles and companion, Kisa, Jason Wiles and companion, Erin, Paul Wiles and companion, Jenny, and Lee Hawes and wife, Misty; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; two nieces, Theresa Crabill and Jessica Rice, both of Hagerstown; and two nephews, Brian Rice of Smithsburg and Keith Rice of Frederick.


She was also preceded in death by a infant daughter, Virginia Darlene Hawes; and her longtime companion, Cleo Eichelberger.

Services will be held Thursday, March 24, 2011, at 11 a.m. at J.L. Davis Funeral Home, 12525 Bradbury Ave., Smithsburg, MD 21783 with the Rev. Ron Miller officiating. Burial will be in Wellers Methodist Church Cemetery in Thurmont.

The family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. The doors will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday.

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