EAST LIVERPOOL - Alice "Jean" Hawk Winters, 86, passed away at her residence on Cannon Mills Road in East Liverpool on Sunday evening, Sept. 8, 2013.
She was born at home in West Point, Ohio, on Jan. 14, 1927, and was a daughter of the late Thomas and Bessie Sprague Hawk.
Jean had grown up in this area, and had attended West Point Nazarene Church as a young girl. Later in life, she worked in the bisque warehouse at Homer Laughlin China, but was primarily a loving wife, mother and grandmother. Fun-loving and light-hearted, Jean always looked forward to getting together with her pottery co-workers for monthly birthday club dinners, but mostly she was known for her loyalty to her friends and her family, who knew they could always call upon her when they needed a "listening ear."
Alice “Jean” Hawk Winters
Her husband, Richard Paul Winters, passed away on Nov. 20, 1993. They were married on Aug. 6, 1967.
Surviving is her son, Barry W. Woods, with whom she resided. Jean also leaves behind two step-daughters, Victoria and Terri, as well as a step-son, Joe, along with her daughters-in-law, Sharon Bryarley and Julia Gay Woods. There are five grandchildren: Ronald Woods, Jr., and his wife, Nellie; Dreama Kay Rambo and her husband, John; Shannon L. Hall and her husband, Glenn; Larry W. Woods, Jr.; and Tracy Nusser. There are nine great-grandchildren: Ronald III, Aubrianna, Ethan, Ayden, Jessica, Katilyn, John Jr., Madison and Will, along with several step-grandchildren and step-great-grandchildren.
Jean was also preceded in death by three sons, J. Michael Woods in 1974, Larry W. Woods in 2004, and Ronald L. Woods, Sr., in 2006.
In addition, two sisters and four brothers preceded Jean in death: Virginia Snyder, Martha Marie Hawk, Harry Hawk, William Hawk, James Hawk and John Hawk.
Friends may visit from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at the Dawson Funeral Home, where the family will be present.
Services will be held at 1:30 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, with Rev. Ted Barnes of Courtland Christian Church officiating.
Burial will take place at Columbiana County Memorial Park, followed by a continued time of fellowship at the Dawson Family Center.
View Jean's memorial webpage and send condolences online at www.dawsonfuneralhome.com