Ose Lee Hawthorn, 81, of Orange, died Saturday, July 12, 2008.
Service will be 10 a.m. Wednesday from Winfree Baptist Church under direction of Claybar Funeral Home of Bridge City. The Rev. Keith Royal will officiate. Interment will follow at 1:30 in Zion Hill Cemetery in Jasper. Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the funeral home.

A native of Weirgate, she was born Oct. 12, 1926, to Bluitte Edward and Annie Laura (Perry) Weatherford. A longtime member of Winfree Baptist Church, she was active in WMU, the prime-timers and senior choir. She also loved deer hunting with her husband and sons and gardening and sewing. She especially loved taking her grandchildren to the lake fishing.  

Those left to cherish her memory are her husband of 60 years, Eston Hawthorn; daughter and son-in-law, Susan Annette Walsh and Billy of Port Neches; sons and daughters-in-law, Douglas Eston Hawthorn and Leslia of Austin and William Bluitte Hawthorn and Teresa of Beaumont; grandchildren, Kelli Ardoin, Brandi Ellison, Shane Hawthorn, Michelle Hawthorn Whitlow, Dustin Crissey, Erin White and Shelley Harvey; great-grandchildren, Tanner Ross, Ashlyn Ellison, Kaitlyn Ellison, Emma Crissey, Jordan White, Brian Harvey, Jessica Harvey, Lauren Harvey, Lynsey Harvey, Benjamin Harvey and Kathryn Harvey; and sister, Velma Robbs.

Pallbearers include Eric Ellison, Shane Hawthorn, Tanner Ross, Jimmy Williams, Dennis Hawthorn and Jeffery Ardoin.
Honorary pallbearers are Roy Roberts, Dicky Romero, Billy Jo Allen and Billy Bagwell.