Mary Carol Wright Hawks, 1957–2019

Mary Carol Wright Hawks, dearest wife of Brent Hawks, passed away peacefully April 2, 2019 in the beautiful home she created with her husband.

Mary Carol was born on March 13, 1957 to Kendall and Carolyn Wright in Richland, Washington, the only sister among five brothers. Brent and Mary Carol began their life together on June 14, 1980 and were soon prayed to California by Mary Carol’s mother, who wanted to be near her only daughter. Brent’s job took them to Hollister, California where their family grew to include five boys, who were Mary Carol’s world.

Mary Carol was preceded in death by her parents, Kendall R. Wright and Eunice Carolyn Shaw, and brother Isaac.

She is survived by her husband, Brent; their five sons – Michael (Kathryn), Matthew (Corie), Jeffrey (Rachel), Brian (Arielle), and David (Kalle); and 11 grandchildren; her four brothers – Kendall (Linda), David (Donna), Norman (Kathryn, deceased), James (Lori); and Brent’s parents, Ralph and Marylin Hawks; and siblings – Steve (Jaylyn) Hawks, (Mike) Chris Holyoak, Jimmy (Wynette) Hawks; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. She will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved her.

Funeral services were held in Hollister on Thursday, April 11, 2019. Interment and graveside services will be held in Moab at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 13, 2019, at Sunset Memorial Garden Cemetery.

Following the services, family and friends are invited to a luncheon at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Locust Lane.