January 4, 1945 ~ November 4, 2002
Verdell Verlean Hawkes, 57, of Ownly Ave., West Haven, passed away at her home after and extended illness on Mon., Nov. 4, 2002. Verdell leaves behind her greatest love and best frient, husband Roy, four children, Noel Lewis and his wife, Tammy, Chelsea Hawkes all of West Haven, Tracey Russell and her husband, Jethro of Naugatuck, Lenore Lewis-Foreman and her husband Milton of Bridgeport, six grandchildren, Noel Jr., Brian, Abrian, Ian, Lauren and Aleecya, brothers, Robert Epps and Leonard Branch both of New Haven. She was predeceased by her mother, Annie Branch and brothers, Nathaniel and Jacob Epps. She leaves behind a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends who will miss her dearly. Funeral service will be held Thurs., Nov. 7, 2002 at 11 a.m. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah's Witnesses, 885 Wintergreen Ave., Hamden, viewing from 10 - 11 a.m. Arrangement under the direction of BEECHER & BENNETT TAYLOR FUNERAL HOME, 410 Campbell Ave., West Haven.