Mildred Hawthorne

Obituary of Mildred Hawthorne

Mildred Hamby Hawthorne, 91, widow of Andrew C. Hawthorne, Jr., died Thursday, December 7, 2017 at McElveen Manor.  


Born in Greenville, South Carolina, she was a daughter of the late Charles Smith Hamby and Mary Jane Garrett Hamby.


Mrs. Hawthorne was a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church and was a retired Administrative Assistant with Santee Print Works.


Surviving are two daughters, Becky Thompson and husband Robert of Sumter, Belle Parker and husband Farris of Greenwood; one brother, John V. Hamby of Ft. Mill;  four grandchildren, Charlie Thompson and wife Caroline, Evan Thompson, Trey Parker, Andy Parker and wife Kim; and four great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by two brothers, Charles Hamby and Robert Hamby; one sister, Betty Barbary.


Graveside services will be held at 1 P.M. Saturday in the Greenwood Memorial Gardens in Greenwood, SC with the Rev. Stuart Mizelle officiating. 


The family will receive friends from 5 P.M. until 7 P.M. Friday at the Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home and other times at the home of her daughter, 701 White Pine Way and also following the graveside service at the home of her grandson, Andy and Kim Parker, 110 Kinkade Drive, Greenwood, SC 29649. 


Memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 230 Alice Drive, Sumter, SC 29150.


On-line condolences may be sent to


Elmore Hill McCreight Funeral Home & Crematory, 221 Broad Street, Sumter is in charge of the arrangements (803) 775-9386.