Ethel Lynch Hawthorne

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Mrs. Ethel Lynch Hawthorne, 84, died Monday, September 1, 2014, at Embracing Hospice Facility in Snellville, Ga. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, September 6, 2014, at Pinson Memorial United Methodist Church with interment in the Hillcrest Cemetery. The Father Reins will officiate. The family will receive friends Saturday from 1 p.m. until the service hour at Pinson Memorial United Methodist Church. Mrs. Hawthorne was born on January 9, 1930 in Albany to the late James Henry and Ethel Keenan Lynch. She grew up living in Augusta. She graduated from the St. Joseph's Infirmary School of Nursing in 1950 with an RN degree. She married the late George B. Hawthorne Jr., on January 3, 1953 in Augusta and lived in Atlanta until George graduated with his PhD in 1965. Mrs. Hawthorne has lived in Massachusetts, Clear Lake City, Texas, Columbus, Ga. and Warner Robins, Ga. Mrs. Hawthorne was a founding member of All Saints Anglican Church in Macon where she served as secretary. She was a loving, giving mother, wife, dedicated nurse and an avid gardener. She loved her dogs and cats. In the 1960s and 70s she was an award winning garden club member in Clear Lake City, Texas and Bedford, Mass. She served in both clubs as secretary. Survivors include her son, George B. Hawthorne III; daughter, Susan Elizabeth H. Knight (Barry); grandchildren, Julia Michelle Hawthorne, William A. Knight (Tori) and Katherine K. Glass (Justin); great-grandchildren, Logan A. and Liam C. Knight; sister, Sylvia L. "Cookie" Gosney and several nieces, nephews and cousins. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the , Georgia Chapter, 41 Perimeter Center East, Suite 550, Atlanta, GA 30346. Please sign our online guest registry at Banks Funeral Home in Sylvester is in charge of arrangements. 229-776-2055
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Published in The Anniston Star on Sept. 5, 2014
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