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Nancy Catherine Madsen-Hawkins

Nancy Catherine Madsen-Hawkins
  • October 22, 1952 - August 20, 2017
  • Johns Island, South Carolina
  • Memorials may be made to
  • St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
    501 St. Jude Place
    Memphis, TN 38105

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“Buddy so sorrow for your loss. I don't know if you remember me lived down the street from Rayna. ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Faye Mitchum Rowland - Thomson, GA

“Dearest Buddy, Thinking of you. Love, Cassie ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“To my beautiful little Godchild, Our visits were few and far between, but you have always remained a precious little girl to me. Your Uncle Jack and...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Jack and Elinor Rodgers - OH


4 of 7 | Posted by: Ray and Jackie Ross - Charleston, SC

“Nancy and I were "soul sisters" from birth - best-friend cousins who shared the same birthday and whose mothers were the best of sister-friends. She...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: MARGARET "Peggy" MULLIN - UT

“Dear Mr. Madsen, Suzanne, Lucy, Peter and families,I am so sorry for your loss. I still treasure so many memories made with Nancy and with your...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Julie Bell - Friend

“I met Nancy when I was 18 yrs old. She was as close to a big sister as one could get. She honored me by being my bridesmaid in 1983. I admired...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Julia Parker - Charleston, SC


Nancy Catherine Madsen-Hawkins, 64, of Johns Island, South Carolina, entered into eternal rest Sunday, August 20, 2017. Her Memorial Service will be held Saturday, September 2, 2017 in J. HENRY STUHR INC., WEST ASHLEY CHAPEL, 3360 Glenn McConnell Parkway at 2:00 p.m. The family will receive friends Saturday in Stuhr's West Ashley Chapel from 1:00 p.m. until the time of the service.

Nancy was born October 22, 1952 in Charleston, SC, daughter of Robert Allen Madsen and the late Margaret Rogers Madsen.

She is survived by her husband, William "Buddy" Hawkins; her father, Robert A. Madsen; two sisters, Suzanne M. Tuten and Lucy M. Guglielmino; a brother, R. Peter Madsen; aunts, uncles and many loving nieces, nephews and cousins.Nancy graduated from First Baptist High School and earned bachelor's and master's degree's from the College of Charleston, with a special Internship at Goddard College in Art Therapy. She taught Art Therapy to exceptional children at C. J. Williams for a time and was an artist herself, working primarily in pastel watercolors and oils.

Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105.