Samuel Hawthorne, 89, a native of Terrebonne Parish and a resident of Gray, LA, passed away peacefully at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 15, 2021.
A public viewing will be conducted from 8:00 a.m. until funeral time at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2021 at St. Mark Congregational Church, 1914 West Main Street, Schriever, LA 70395. Burial will follow in the Christ Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery.
He is survived by his daughters, Lorraine Norman, Gloria Rhines (Darryl, Sr.), Sandra Burton (Levon, Sr.), Elaine Vincent, Debra Brown, Sherri Caldwell, Karen Vanburen (Nelson, Sr.), Renee Castle (Trent), Barbara and Angela Hawthorne; twenty-eight grandchildren; thirty-eight great grandchildren; six great-great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Priscilla Scott Hawthorne; daughters, Rosetta Richardson and Karen Walker; parents, William, Sr. and Maggie Williams Hawthorne; brothers, William Hawthorne, Jr. and Nathaniel Adams; sister, Rebecca Adams; in-laws, John and Rosetta Scott.
Arrangements entrusted to Jones Funeral Home of Houma.
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