Allison Rand Hawkins, 37, of Dallas, passed away peacefully in her sleep on January 4, 2017. A celebration of her life will be held Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 2PM at the First United Methodist Church of Kaufman.
Allie was born June 25, 1979 to James Morrow Rand, Jr. and the late Glenda Wheeler Rand of Kaufman. She graduated from Kaufman High School in 1997 and attended Stephen F. Austin State University. Allie spent her professional career working in the Dallas Design District and helping to run the family’s 65 year old business, Daisy’s. She was involved in numerous charitable organizations.
Allie was preceded in death by her mother and grandparents. She has left to cherish her memory, her husband, Ben Hawkins of Dallas. Her father, James Morrow Rand, Jr. of Kaufman, and her sisters and brother in laws, Jayna & Steve Mitchell of Canton; Rheanne & Todd Archer of Kaufman. She is also survived by her nieces and nephews Colby Mitchell & fiancé Taryn Caldwell of Kaufman, Cade Mitchell of Canton and Kaylee, Stella & Grayson Archer of Kaufman. She will be remembered by a host of cousins, family, friends and customers for her smile, creativity and willingness to help anyone in need.
Due to Allie’s passion for her charity work, in lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Yellow Rose Gala Foundation, P O Box 192131, Dallas, Texas 75219