Tuesday, August 22, 1933 - Monday, August 20, 2018
Mrs. Barbara Faye Hawthorne of Newton went home to be with the Lord, Monday, August 20, 2018. She was 84.
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at Omega Holiness Church in Echo with Rev. Betty Bell, Rev. Lisa Stokes and Rev. Jamie Hattaway officiating and Sorrells Funeral Home of Slocomb directing. Interment will follow in the Bethel Baptist Church Cemetery in Newton.
The family will receive friends at the church on Thursday from 1:00 p.m. until service time.
Mrs. Hawthorne was born August 22, 1933 in Dale County. Barbara was a woman who loved everyone unconditionally. She was a hard worker who helped everyone regardless of their place in life. She helped her husband, Faddy, work their sanitation route; and when he became ill, she, along with the help of her two young sons, assumed the responsibility of providing for her family. She was loved and respected by all who knew her and will forever be missed by all she leaves behind. Barbara personified the scripture, “Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the Lord, she shall be praised.”
She was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Henrietta Turner Threatt; her husband, Levie Lafayette Hawthorne; sons: Dale Keith Hawthorne and Thomas Lafayette Hawthorne; siblings: Maudie, Bernice, Merle, Juanita and Thomas D.
Survivors include her children: Blane Hawthorne (Loria) Christopher Hawthorne, Judith Hughes (Bobby), and Ann Johnson (Bill); ten grandchildren; fourteen great grandchildren; seventeen great-great grandchildren; sister-in-law, Lillian Oninski;special grandkids: Nicholas Glover (Jessie), and Carrie Alvardo (Bacilio); other extended family and friends.