October 19, 2012
Judith Judy Ann Hawthorne of Elmer, was born in Watertown, Wisc., on March 8, 1946, passed away on Oct. 18, 2012, at the age of 66.
She enjoyed a 26 year career as a custodian for Altus Public Schools. She loved spending time at the casino with her sisters. Judy also loved quilting and crocheting on occasion she loved shopping with, and for, her family.
She was preceded in death by her father, Elmer Keisow; mother, Margaret Colden; and brother Harry Kiesow.
She is lovingly survived by two sons, Gene Hawthorne and Robert Hawthorne and his wife Hilda; five sisters, Delores Smith and husband Robert, Mary Fowler and husband Mike, Lucy Navarro, Janet Smith, Jackie Drone and husband Joe; three brothers, John Colden and wife Glenda, Jim Colden, Larry Kiesow and wife Ione; five grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and a host of other family and friends.
A memorial service has been scheduled at Vernon Baptist Church, 2700 Montgomery Street in Vernon, Texas on Saturday at 2 p.m. It will be officiated by Pastor Gary Chapman.
Lowell-Tims Funeral Home is in charge of local arrangements. On-line tributes can be made to the family at www.lowell-tims.com