Dorothy Mae Lundy Hawks, 95, of Independence, Va., passed away Dec. 7, 2022.

She was born in Grayson County, Va., on June 16, 1927, to the late Ernest Albert and Loma Alice Catron Lundy.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Herbert Dean Hawks.

Survivors include her son, Larry Hawks and wife, Linda of Pulaski, Va.; a daughter, Liz Pollard and husband, Marvin, of Independence, Va.; three grandchildren, three step-grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, four step-great grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.

A funeral service was held Dec. 10, 2022, at High Country Services. Pastor Derek Cowan officiated.

Burial was held Dec. 11, 2022 at Flat Rock Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Independence Fire and Rescue, P.O. Box 588, Independence, VA 24348; or Mountain Valley Hospice, 1477 Carrollton Pike, Hillsville, VA 24343.

Care has been entrusted to High Country Services.

Online condolences can be made at