JUDITH lives in Tallahassee, Florida and served
as a Leon County Judge for 18 years before returning to private practice.
For more than 20 years, she volunteered in elementary,
middle, high, and alternative schools. Her card ministry allows her to stay in
touch with fellow church members, friends, and family.
Judith has participated in several international
mission trips. She helped build a school in Costa Rica in 2001, and in 2002 she
preached her first evangelistic campaign in Kenya, East Africa. She has since
preached in Dominican Republic (2003); Taiwan (2004); Romania (2005); Mongolia
(2006); Irian Jaya, Indonesia (2007);
Mexico (2008); Brazil (2009); Guyana
(2012); and Trinidad (2015). Her 2010 Thanksgiving week was spent in Haiti with
Mission of Hope.
Born in Greensboro, North Carolina, she is the fifth of
eight children born to James and Margerye Warren.
She was married for 40 years to the late James E. Hawkins,
Ph. D., retired Dean, School of Journalism and Graphic Communication, Florida
Their son, Jason, and his wife, Dionne, made them the proud
grandparents of Keira Noelle and Kyla Christine.
JAMES AND JUDITH
1973, Ms. Hawkins received a Bachelor’s degree in Home Economics from
Andrews University and in 1977, her Master’s degree in Family Relations
and Human Development from Ohio State University. In 1984, she earned her law degree from Florida State University College of Law.