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Don Hawthorne

Don Garland Hawthorne, 72, of Silsbee, died Friday, November 13, 2020. He was born on November 10, 1948, in Kirbyville, to Ema Harper Hawthorne and Don Lee Hawthorne. Don proudly serviced his country in the United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam Era.

Survivors include his son, Barron Lee Hawthorne of Corpus Christi; daughter, Elizabeth Ann Hawthorne of Silsbee; siblings, Sharion Richards and her husband, Jack, of Friendswood; Kathy Hawthorne Ridgway of Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Jerry Hawthorne and his wife, Connie, of Silsbee; and numerous nieces and nephews.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, “Tiny” Hawthorne; son, Don Matthew; and brother, Joe Hawthorne.

Mr. Hawthorne’s graveside service was held at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, November 15, 2020, at R.S. Farmer Cemetery, Silsbee, under the direction of Broussard’s, 490 Cemetery Road, Silsbee.

Complete and updated information may be found at

The Silsbee Bee

P.O. Box 547
Silsbee, TX 77656
Phone: 409-385-5278
Fax: 409-385-5270