Margaret Hazel Calkins, 87, of Houston, died Sunday, April 15, 2012.
She was born Nov. 9, 1924, daughter of Robert and Mae Troutman Gobble. She and Ernest Calkins were married July 18, 1942.
She worked many years at Jordan’s Drug Store. She enjoyed volunteering at the hospital gift shop, senior citizen’s center and the memorial for veterans.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Ernest Edward Calkins, Jr.; a brother, Robert Gobble; and a sister, Georgia Bach.
Survivors include two sons, Gary Calkins of Sullivan and Steve Calkins of Valrico, Fla.; a sister, Norma Jean Auck of Washington, Mo.; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and many cousins and friends.
Memorial services are 2 p.m. Friday, April 20, at Evans Funeral Home Chapel with Dr. Howell Burkhead officiating. Burial will be in Pine Lawn Cemetery.