Mrs. Alene B. Hawkins, originally from Sumter, S.C. passed away on August 15, 2017 surrounded by her family at the age of 93. She is survived by her husband of 72 years Lt.Col. Paul V Hawkins (Ret.), her son Dr. Paul Randall Hawkins (Judith) of Daisy, Ga , her daughter Geanne Behr (Gene) of Holly Hill, SC, her daughter Linda Schofield (Rocky) of Summerville, SC , and her daughter Dr Cathy Seymore (Jeff) of Daniel Island, SC. She also leaves 12 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, and 1 great great grandchild to cherish her memory. Memorial service will be Saturday Aug. 26, 2017 in Rock Hill, SC at Mount Holly Methodist Church at noon. Memorials may be made to Mount Holly Methodist Church in Rock Hill, SC or Hospice of Charleston in lieu of flowers. Charleston Cremation Center of Charleston is assisting the family.