William Peyton Hawthorne, age 84 of Rock Island, Tennessee passed from this life on Tuesday, May 7, 2019, at NHC HealthCare, McMinnville in McMinnville, Tennessee.
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Peyton was born Tuesday, August 21, 1934 in Gainesboro, Tennessee, he was the son of the late Tom Hawthorne and the late Ruth Mundy Hawthorne. Peyton was also preceded in death by his wife Theresa Hawthorne and twelve siblings.
Peyton is survived by his:
son - Michael Hawthorne and his wife Rena
2 daughters - Donnia Smith and husband Jerry
Beverly Thompson and husband Ronnie
7 grandchildren - Tammi Potter, Jeremy Smith, Jeffrey Smith, Wynenma Conley, Elizabeth Boyd, Angelia McCarver, and Thomas Johnson
15 great grandchildren
4 great great grandchildren
sister-in-law - Ann Hawthorne
Many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends also survive.
A Funeral service will be at 2:00 PM on Saturday at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home located at 415 North Chancery St. McMinnville, Tennessee 37110 with Dwight Rackley officiating. Interment will be in Brick House Cemetery, Rock Island, TN.
The family will receive friends from 4 to 8 PM on Friday, May 10, 2019, and again Saturday from 8 AM to 2 PM at Gardens of Memory Funeral Home, 415 North Chancery St., McMinnville, Tennessee.
Online condolences may be made to the family at gardensofmemoryfuneralhome.com