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Joe Scott Hawthorne

Date of Birth: 08/17/1939
Date of Death: 08/08/2018

Mr. Joe Scott Hawthorne, age 78 of 120 Greybridge Road, Pelzer died on Wednesday, August 08, 2018. He was a son of the late Elijah Hawthorne and Louise Chapman. He is survived by three sons, Lonnie (Glenda) Hawthorne of Pelzer, South Carolina, Jeffery Hawthorne of Greer, South Carolina, and Michael Hawthorne of Charlotte, North Carolina; four daughters, Debra Harris of Greer, South Carolina, Lisa Jackson and Berkita Miles both of Piedmont, South Carolina, and Brittany Hawthorne of Mauldin, South Carolina; five brothers, Twyman Hawthorne, Nathaniel (Barbara) Hawthorne, Edward (Patricia) Hawthorne, Sr., and Ronnie (Anna) Hawthorne all of Piedmont, South Carolina, and Thomas Hawthorne of Atlanta, Georgia; three sisters, Gwendolyn (Robert) Pitts, Mary Alice (Lifford) Ware, and Bernice (Reginald) Anderson all of Greenville, South Carolina; fifteen grandchildren; and ten great grandchildren.

Funeral service will be held 12 noon Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Reedy Fork Baptist Church with Pastor T.E. Simmons officiating. Burial will immediately follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 from 6:00-8:00 pm, and Thursday, August 16, 2018 from 11:00-12:00 at Reedy Fork Baptist Church, Simpsonville.

Beasley Funeral Home, Greenville is in charge of arrangements.

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Thomas and Shala Chapman ()

We are praying for you all. May God give you all strength and peace during this time and afterwards. We love you all, be blessed!

Sacramenta Landrum ()

Deepest condolences to the Hawthorne family and friends for the loss of your loved one Joe. You will be reunited with Joe again very soon right here on a brand new Paradise Earth under Jesus Christ Kingdom rule Daniel 2: 44, that he taught his followers to pray to come in the Lord's Prayer Matthew 6:9,10, no more sickness pain or death Life Without End Revelation 21:1-5

C Chisolm ()

Expressing my sincere condolences to the Hawthorne Family. May the God of all comfort sustain each one of you during time of grief. 2 Corinthians 1:3,4. We are awaiting the fulfillment of the wonderful promise that our loving God has given us at John 5:28,29. Yes,to welcome our love ones back to life on earth in paradise by means of the resurrection hope under God's Kingdom. Matthew 6:9,10

Dianne & Joseph Bolden ()

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hawthorne family and friends in this time of lost. May you find comfort in the words found in the word of GOD at John 5:28-29 where is is assuring us in the future our Loved one who are sleeping in death will be reunited again here on earth. Until then my we reflect on the memory that we have.Revelations 21:3-4

Loretta McCloud ()

My sincere prayer is for strength and understanding for the family. God bless this homegoing celebration. With deep respect, The McCloud Family from Alabama (Samella Jackson Alabama Family).

Beccia Cleveland & family ()

Our thoughts and prayers are with each and every family member during this difficult time . May God continually bless and provide you with the strength to carry on. Our heartfelt condolences from Jacksonville Florida . Love you all !

Reynolds Family ()

I’m so sorry for your loss. I hope you find comfort in Jesus words at John 5:28,29. Imagine being reunited with your loved one right here on earth! That’s what Jesus promised, that all those in the memorial tombs ( which are on earth) will hear his voice and come out. Also he said that the meek will inherit the earth. What a wonderful day that will be! If you would like to learn more about this hope, please visit Please accept my condolences.

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