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Viola Marla Hawthorne

November 14, 1942 ~ August 12, 2022 (age 79)


Viola Maria Hawthorne, age 79, of Roswell, NM, passed away in Odessa, TX, Friday, August 12, 2022.

Viola was born to Vernon and Katherine Harris, November 14, 1942 in Sapulpa, OK. She married the love of her life, James Hawthorne in 1958, he preceded her in death in 2016.

Viola was a devoted wife, mother, and grandmother. She spent most of her life as a housewife, later in life she cleaned houses and did ironing for her clints. Viola enjoyed spending her time with family.

Violas most cherished time was with her grandchildren, she loved the babies and will be dearly missed by her family and friends.

Those left to cherish Viola’s memory are, her sons, Leon Hawthorne and Donnie Hawthorne both of Roswell, NM; her daughter, Frieda H. and husband Troy Pippin of Odessa, TX; her grandchildren Troya, Trinity Atlee, Ashlee, Chelsea, Laura, Hali, and Dakota and great grandchildren Kayla, Tristan, Stetson, Keenya, Madi, Zayden, Jose Francisco Palomino III (Deceased), Brynlee and Emylie; niece, Karen and nephew Calvin Hawthorne.

Serving as pallbearers are Tristan Lynch, Donnie Hawthorne, Leon Hawthorne, David Nailon, Trinity A. Pippin, Arturo Garcia and Troy Pippin.

Preceded in death are her parents, Vernon Harris and Katherine Shockey; brothers, James Harris, Carol Harris and Jerry Harris; sister, Lola Anderson.

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Memorial Tree
A Memorial Tree was planted for Viola

We are deeply sorry for your loss - the staff at LaGrone Funeral Chapel


August 15, 2022

12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
LaGrone Funeral Chapel
900 S. Main St
Roswell, NM 88203

Funeral Service
August 16, 2022

10:00 AM
LaGrone Funeral Chapel
900 S. Main St
Roswell, NM 88203

Video is available for this event

Interment following funeral service
August 16, 2022

Memory Lawn Memorial Park
2605 E. 19th St.
Roswell, NM 88201

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