Joyce Ann Hawks was granted a divorce from John E. Hawks, Jr. by Judge Robert S. Hunter Friday morning in circuit court. She charged her husband was a convicted felon.
Mrs. Hawks testified that on Oct. 13, 1959, Hawks pleaded guilty to a charge of larceny in Clay county circuit court at Liberty, Mo., and was sentenced to two years at the Missouri state farm in Algoa. She was given permission to resume her maiden name, Joyce Ann Rorick.
Source: Quincy Herald Whig, August 12, 1960.