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Franklin Chester Hawthorne

Franklin Chester Hawthorne, 84, resident of 191 Hwy. 185 South, husband of Doris Ballentine Hawthorne, passed away peacefully Sunday, June 29, 2008 at The Hospice House in Greenwood, SC.

Born in Abbeville Co. SC, he was a son of the late Robert Weston and Mamie Bowie Hawthorne.

Mr. Hawthorne was a United States veteran with the Merchant Marines during World War II. He was a retired Electrical Superintendent with Greenwood Mills. He was an active and loyal member of Greenville Presbyterian Church. He will be remembered as a loving and caring husband, father and grandfather.

Survivors include his beloved wife of 60 years, Doris Ballentine Hawthorne, of the home; 1 daughter, Susan H. Richardson, of Gaffney, SC; 1 son, Greg Hawthorne, of Greenwood, SC; 1 sister, Charlotte Hawthorne, of Due West, SC; 4 grandchildren, Chris and Terry Honeycutt, Renee Richardson and Heather Hawthorne; 3 great-grandchildren, Tristan Russell, McKenna Honeycutt and Cashton Benge.

A Memorial Celebration of Life will be conducted Tuesday July 1st, 2008 at 12:00 noon at Greenville Presbyterian Church, conducted by Rev. Jonathan Bowling and Rev. Dr. George Wilson. Burial will be private.

The family will receive friends Tuesday July 1, 2008 from 11:00 until 12:00 PM in the social hall of Greenville Presbyterian Church prior to services. The family is at the home 191 Hwy. 185 South.

Memorials may be made to Greenville Presbyterian Church PO Box 157 Donalds, SC 29628 or to Hospice of the Piedmont 408 West Alexander Ave. Greenwood, SC 29646.

Visitation

Greenville Presbyterian Church
205 Greenville Church Rd
Donalds, SC  29638
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
11:00- 12:00

Service

Greenville Presbyterian Church
205 Greenville Church Rd
Donalds, SC  29638
Tuesday, July 1, 2008
12:00 Noon

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Guestbook

Aunt Dot, Aunt Charlotte and Family, We were sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle Buddy. We have good memories of the time spent with all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Jason & Leigh

Jason & Leigh Newby Jul 1 2008 12:00 AM

Susan, Just to let you know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God Bless each one of you. ~Tracy

Tracy Bledsoe Jul 1 2008 12:00 AM

Greg, I am sorry to hear of your loss. God Bless you and your family. sstorck94

Sharon Storck Jul 1 2008 12:00 AM

So sorry to hear of your loss. I have thought of you often over the years. Prayers are now being sent. Pa Tiger

Gary Hunt Jul 1 2008 12:00 AM

We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. We're here if you need anything.

Kevin and Dawn Parris Jul 1 2008 12:00 AM

Susan, Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your father. Know that you will be in my thoughts and prayers. Warmest regards, Gail

Gail McKillop Jul 1 2008 12:00 AM

i read on Tigernet that your father passed away. know that our family hurts for you and will be keeping you in our prayers in the coming weeks.

Ryan Troutman Jun 30 2008 12:00 AM

Greg, so sorry to hear about your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers,

Ben Stuckey Jun 30 2008 12:00 AM

Greg and Heather, So sorry to hear of your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers

Beverly & Ken Wood Jun 30 2008 12:00 AM

Charlotte & family We are so sorry for your loss.I hope that you are doing ok.I miss you so much,take care of yourself.My prayers are with you & your family.

Karen Young & Family Jun 30 2008 12:00 AM

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