Lillian May Hess Hawes, 85, of Hixson, passed away Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012, in a local health care facility.She was born July 25, 1927 in Norwalk, Conn., to the late Dorothy Amy and Jacob August Hess.Mrs. Hawes was a member of St. Albans Episcopal Church. She was a former manager for Domestics at Hills Department Store for 10 years.Her husband G.W. Hawes Sr.; and sister, Helen preceded her in death.Survivors include her children, G. W. (Colleen) Hawes Jr. of Soddy-Daisy, Carol (Leonard Sr.) LaForest, of Hixson, Jacob Hawes, of Hixson, Jeffrey (Cathy) Hawes, of Hixson and Dawn (Rick) Smith, of Soddy-Daisy; seven siblings, Barbara, William, Emily, Tom, Alfred, Sandra and Faith; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.A memorial service will be held Sunday, Dec. 2, at 1:30 p.m. at St. Albans Episcopal Church with Rev. Mark Bigley officiating.Inurnment will follow at Hamilton Memorial Gardens.There will be no visitation prior to the service.Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Chattanooga, 4411 Oakwood Drive, Chattanooga, TN 37416.Please share your thoughts and memories at www.ChattanoogaNorthChapel.com.Arrangements are by the North Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home, Crematory & Florist, 5401 Highway 153, Hixson.