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EVELENE RAWLINGS

March 3, 1920 July 10, 2019
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Evelene Holland Hicks Rawlings was born March
30, 1920 to the late Benson and Henrietta Mackall
Holland in Prince Fredrick, Maryland. Evelene
departed this life on July 10, 2019 at _Mandarin
Inpatient Care Center in Hardwood, MD. \Vhere she
went to her heavenly home to meet her Lord and
Savior Jesus! She was 99 years old!

Evelene received her education in Calvert County public school system. Later in
life she met and married William Frank Hicks and to this union 14 children were
born, James (infant deceased), Mary, Arthur (deceased), Theresa, Lee, Lorraine,
Ethel, Naomi, Sally, Donald, Ronald, Emma, Fay, and Oliver.

Evelene grew up in Calvert County spending most of her life on the farm but also
did domestic work and custodial work for the Ford Lumber Company for several
years before retiring. A special thanks to her personal friend Blanch Ward who
helped her get employment.

Evelene received the Lord Jesus at an early age and was a member at Saint John
United Methodist Church in Lower Marlboro, NID. Later years, in the 1960's she
became a member of the Gateway Church of God in Lothian, MD. Under the
leadership of Pastor Reubin William, Evelene and her children were baptized in
the name of the Lord Jesus Christ. After her second marriage she became a
member of St. Edmonds United Methodist Church in Chesapeake Beach, MD.

Evelene was a great cook and she enjoyed canning fruits and vegetables. She made
great tasking watermelon rinds, pears, and pickled beets. Evelene also was great at
sewing and quilting, she made her own quilts for her family and they never had to
buy quilts. She loved gospel music and the word of god. Her favorite songs were "
Jesus Keep Me Near the Cross", "What a Friend We Have in Jesus", and "On
Christ the Solid Rock We Stand".

Evelene was preceded in death by her parents Benson and Henrietta Mackall Holland,
3-Brothers Almos Holland, Rolland Holland, and Bernice Holland, 1- Sister Sally Jean
Gaskin, late Husband William Frank Hicks, 2-Sons James Hicks and Arthur Hicks,
Second Husband Ashby Rawlings Jr., 1-Son in Law William Rollins; and 1-Daughter
in Law Sonia Hicks.

She leaves to cherish her life and memory: 4-Sons, Lee Hicks, Donald Hicks, Ronald
Hicks, Oliver Hicks; 8-Daughters, Mary Simms, Theresa Jones, Lorraine Simms,
Ethel Jenkins, Nioma Jackson, Sally Jones, Emma Hicks, Fay Rollins; Sons-in-Law,
Garry Simms, John Jones; Daughters-in-Law, Rosa Hicks, Yvonne Hicks, Catherine
Hicks, Ruth Ann Hicks, Enda Hicks; a host of Nephews, Nieces, Grandchildren,
Great Grandchildren, and Great Great Grandchildren.

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Visitation

Wednesday

17

Jul

10:00 AM 7/17/2019 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 7/17/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Olive UM Church

10 Fairground Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Mt. Olive UM Church
10 Fairground Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Service

Wednesday

17

Jul

11:00 AM 7/17/2019 11:00:00 AM
Mt. Olive UM Church

10 Fairground Road
Prince Frederick, MD 20678

Mt. Olive UM Church
10 Fairground Road Prince Frederick 20678 MD
United States

Cemetery Details

Wednesday

17

Jul

1:00 PM 7/17/2019 1:00:00 PM
Patuxent UM Church

3500 Solomons Island Road North
Huntingtown, MD 20639

Patuxent UM Church
3500 Solomons Island Road North Huntingtown 20639 MD
United States
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