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Mozelle Doris (Owen) Hawks

December 9, 1930 ~ May 27, 2021 (age 90)


King - Our precious Mozelle Doris Owen Hawks went home to be with her Lord on May 27,2021. She passed peacefully with her daughter and  grandson Justin by her side.  She was 90 years old and was the 4th of 7 children born to Robert and Ennis Owen of Shoals, NC. 

Mozelle was passionate about family, cooking, sewing, gardening, and canning which won her many blue ribbons from the King Fair.  She was a very kind and loving woman Who always had a smile on her face. She was a member of King First Baptist church and will be truly missed.

Preceded by her parents; her husband of 62 years Wiley Hawks in 2011; son Ronnie Hawks; sisters Patsy Smith, Nelle Duggins, Erlene Gibbons; and brothers Randal & Clyde Owen.

Left to cherish all the love & memories of her 90 years is her daughter, Brenda Byrd of Germanton, NC; grandson Justin (Jesse) Byrd of Winston-Salem, NC; and great granddaughter Phoebe Byrd; daughter in law Claire Hawks; grandsons Owen and Robert Hawks; and granddaughter Hailey Hawks of Shoals; sister Lucille Rippey of King, NC.  Along with very special and caring friends Roger & Lisa Horton of King, NC; and a special niece, Becky Lusk of Pfafftown, NC.

The family will receive friends and loved ones from 6:00PM until 8:00PM on Tuesday, June 1, 2021, at Slate Funeral Home in King, NC. 

A graveside service will be held at 10:00 AM on Wednesday, June 2, 2021, at Shoals Baptist Church cemetery, 4112 Shoals Rd. Pinnacle, NC with Pastor Darrell Hampton officiating.

Slate Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mozelle Doris Owen Hawks.  Online condolences may be offered at

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June 1, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Slate Funeral Home
132 E Dalton Rd
King, NC 27021

Graveside Service
June 2, 2021

10:00 AM
Shoals Baptist Church Cemetery

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