THE ADVANCE REPORTER
Bert Hawkins has spent all of his life in the county of Scott where
he was born March 22, 1904 at Parks. He lived with his parents there on
the farm until November 10, 1929 when he was married to Miss Ettie Laird
by Rev. Verlia Harris, pastor of the Methodist Church in Parks. He and his
family lived in Parks until October 15, 1942 when they moved to Waldron
where he was employed by Harris Motor Co. as mechanic. During WWII he
worked as heavy duty mechanic at Camp Chaffee at Fort Smith. He also
worked for Fuller-Judy Chevrolet Co. and was working there at the time
the company was changed to Theo Money Chevrolet. Sometime in the Fifties
he was employed by Studebaker Garage and worked here for nine years. He
was working again for Harris Motor Co. at the time he retired in 1965. He
works part time for his son, Edmund, at his shop now.
Mr. and Mrs. Hawkins are parents of three children, two sons and one
Thursday, July 13, 1967
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