Debra Lyn Hawthorn, 60, passed away April 13, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born October 16, 1953 in Columbus, OH to the late Billy and Martha (Sue) Fleming Higginbotham.
Debra is survived by her husband of 44 years, Douglas Hawthorn of Mount Holly; six children, Jason (Anne), Joshua, Jesse Bliss (Larry), Jacob, James (Lilly), and Justin; siblings, Cathy Wallace, Billy Higginbotham, Vicki Inks, Jill Hager, Tammy Davis, Michael Higginbotham, Brenda Lowery and Teri Higginbotham; nine wonderful grandchildren.
A celebration of her life will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to "Sun Trust Bank (Jesse Bliss) Celebration of Life Memorial Fund for Debra Hawthorn".
Online condolences may be made at: www.carothersfuneralhomegastonia.com
Carothers Funeral Home, Gastonia is serving the Hawthorn family.