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Doris Hawk-Bolton

November 28, 1933 ~ March 8, 2020 (age 86)


HAWK ~ Doris Hawk was to Lucious Copeland and Helen Cross Copeland.  She attended the local schools in Duval County completing her education at Old Stanton High School. 

Doris was married to Willie James Hawk; this union was blessed with six beautiful children, Gerald, Carlise, Deborah, Michael, Darrell and Constance.   She loved to entertain, travel, cook and read.  She also opened her home to many.  Doris was the person who carried “the big stick”.

She became a member of Zion Hope Baptist Church and later studied with Jehovah’s Witnesses.  Doris was employed as a certified nurse’s assistant and visiting nurse, retiring from St. Vincent’s Hospital December 27, 1998. 

She was preceded in death by parents; son, Gerald Hawk; brother, Lucious Copeland; son-in-law, Rickey Carter.  Doris leaves to cherish her  memory, children, Carlise Hawk, Deborah Carter, Michael Hawk, Darrell Hawk & Constance McDaniel; eight grandchildren; a host of great & great-great grandchildren; siblings, Helen Jackson Dowdy, Lynette, Gwenette, Doris (Willie James) Bolton; a host of nephews, nieces, cousins and friends.

Celebration of Life Service for Mrs. Doris Copeland Hawk Bolton will be 2:00 PM Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, Riverview Congregation, 3003 Soutel Drive.  Family will receive friends Friday at The Soutel Chapel from 5 – 7 PM.  Because of the love of her family arrangements entrusted to J. E. Fralin & Sons Funeral & Cremation Services, 5065 Soutel Drive, 904.924.9400

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 Service Program


March 13, 2020

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
The Soutel Chapel
5065 Soutel Dr
Jacksonville, FL 32208-1863

Funeral Service
March 14, 2020

2:00 PM
Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses
3003 Soutel Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32208

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