Veulah E. Hawkins


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Tampa, FL - Veulah E. (Courage) Hawkins, 89, of Tampa, Florida, died peacefully at Melech Hospice House in Tampa, Fla., on Tuesday, July 2, 2019. She was the wife of the late Charles Hawkins. Veulah was born in Everett, Mass., on October 26, 1929; daughter of Raymond and Veulah (Crowell) Courage. The Courage family moved from Everett, Mass., to Rowley, Mass. Veulah graduated from Newburyport High School. She is survived by a daughter, Deborah Merriam of Dade City, Fla.; several grandchildren; a sister-in-law, Patricia Courage of Ipswich, Mass.; several nieces and nephews. Veulah was predeceased in death by her son, Charles Balser Jr.; six brothers, Norman, Richard, Raymond, Frederick, Edward, and Donald Courage.

According to her wishes, a private burial was held at Main Street Cemetery, Rowley. Arrangements entrusted to the F. S. Roberts & Son Funeral Home of Rowley. To light a memorial candle or to leave condolences, please visit
Published on July 10, 2019
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2 posts

Jean Mercury
Jul 10, 2019
Rest in Peace with your brothers in Rowley...
Marsha Courage
Jul 10, 2019
Rest In Peace Veulah , your with Eddie and the rest of you family now .