Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home and Memorial Gardens

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Linda Sue Hawthorne

September 29, 1959May 12, 2020
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Hawthorne, Linda Sue 60, a longtime resident of Pensacola, Florida, was born to James Harry Eidson and Jewel Marie Norwood on September 29, 1959 in Orangeburg, South Carolina.

She passed peacefully at home on May 12, 2020. She was preceded in death by her parents, foster parents, Angus and Ailene Paul, and in laws Cecil and Mazie Hawthorne. She is survived by her husband, Anthony Mannon Hawthorne; her children Anthony Dwight Hawthorne (Nikki) and Teresa Marie Hawthorne (Fred); grandchildren, Anthony Tyler Hawthorne, Logan Mannon Hawthorne, Marie Jeanine Clark (Trey), Lillian Aspen Clark, Landyn Cole Cecil Hawthorne, Audrinna Madison Hawthorne, Mason Dwight Hawthorne; great granddaughter, Taelynn Marie Thompson; siblings, June Phillips (Vernon), Mickey Garrett (Susan), Charlene Deitcher (Robert), and John Eidson (Vicki); and her numerous nieces and nephews and her dearest friend Vicki Lewis (Randy). Pallbarrers will be Shawn Eidson, Michael Eidson, Brad Futral, Chad McKnight, Cody Green, and Michael Judd.

Linda enjoyed going to the beach and spending time with her grandchildren. She was a sweet and loving wife, mother and grandmother. She will be greatly missed.

The visitation will be held at Eastern Gate Memorial Funeral Home on Monday, May 18, 2020 from 5:00pm to 7:00pm in the Eastern Gate Chapel. The funeral service will be led by Pastor David Gibson, and will take place on Tuesday, May, 19, 2020 at 12:00pm in the Eastern Gate Chapel.


  • Anthony Mannon Hawthorne, Husband
  • Anthony Dwight Hawthorne (Nikki), Child
  • Teresa Marie Hawthorne (Fred), Child
  • Anthony Tyler Hawthorne, Grandchild
  • Logan Mannon Hawthorne, Grandchild
  • Marie Jeanine Clark (Trey), Grandchild
  • Lillian Aspen Clark, Grandchild
  • Landyn Cole Cecil Hawthorne, Grandchild
  • Audrinna Madison Hawthorne, Grandchild
  • Mason Dwight Hawthorne, Grandchild
  • Taelynn Marie Thompson, Great Granddaughter
  • June Phillips (Vernon), Sibling
  • Mickey Garrett (Susan), Sibling
  • Charlene Deitcher (Robert), Sibling
  • John Eidson (Vicki), Sibling
  • Mrs. Hawthorne also leaves her numerous nieces and nephews and her dearest friend Vicki Lewis (Randy). Pallbarrers will be Shawn Eidson, Michael Eidson, Brad Futral, Chad McKnight and Cody Green.

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  • Shawn Eidson
  • Michael Eidson
  • Brad Futral
  • Chad McKnight
  • Cody Green
  • Michael Judd


  • Visitation

    Monday, May 18, 2020

  • Funeral Service

    Tuesday, May 19, 2020



Linda Sue Hawthorne

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Julie Smith/Maczkowicz

May 26, 2020

I worked with Linda way back in the early 90’s She was a wonderful friend of mine. We use to meet up in the mornings before work and she would always make my hair look good for the day. Our daughters become friends. My daughters name is Kayla Money. As I watched all the pictures scroll by I noticed one of Linda’s daughter Theresa birthday party and seen my daughter standing right next to Linda. I wish I would have stayed in contact with Linda after I remarried, but we moved to Minnesota so I lost contact with her. I have since moved back to Pensacola. I know Linda will be missed by all who knew her. She was the most loving, giving women I have ever met. My sincere condolences to her family. May you Rest In Peace for one day we will all be together again. Sending all my Love and Prayers to your family who are Loving and Missing You So Very Much
Julie Smith Maczkowicz

Megan Bosley

May 20, 2020

Until we meet again "Ma" ! I new this day was going to come , but lord knows I wasn't expecting it to come so soon!! I may have only known you for 8/9 yrs (who's counting anyways !!) But I feel as I've known u my whole life (since I've moved here to pensacola) you were my 2nd "Ma" and I cherish all the memories we made along the way!! You are going to be missed greatly , but never forgot about!! fly high Ma I LOVE YOU !!

Caden primo

May 20, 2020

I knew this day was coming but not this soon y did she half to go so soon I wish I could just have a few more minutes with her or just never half to go threw this my one wish in the whole world is just cancer was never even around if that was the case I would still have my mawmaw and none of us would have to suffer. UNTLI we meet agian in heaven. Well miss u and well be thinking about u.. FLY HIGH MAWMAW. Never forgotten and missed a whole bunch..

Patrick Hartsfield

May 19, 2020

Please join us on Eastern Gate Memorial Gardens and Funeral Home's Facebook page - www.facebook.com/easterngatememorial/ for the livestream of Linda Hawthorne's Funeral Service at 12PM on Tuesday, May 19th.

Trey Thompson

May 18, 2020

I only knew her for a few short years but in that short time she grew to love me as her own. She was so full of love and compassion. she was truly loved by all that knew her. She will forever be in our hearts. Until we meet again love you always


Shawnda Ellis

May 18, 2020

Mrs. Linda.......... I don't even know what to say. "At a loss for words" is a understatement. I just want you to know how much you will be truly missed. You were my second mom. A big part of my entire life. Every memory, good or bad, I have of my life time you were part of birthdays, graduation, baby showers for my kids and their births and birthdays. When I lost my mother I remember through all the confusion of having to handle everything with her passing......you one of the few people there. And not only were you there, but every night for a week straight you cooked dinner for my family and brought it to my home....All the way down to the paper plates and forks. Thank you for always being there and being part of my life.....I love you

Teresa Hawthorne

May 18, 2020

Momma, I love u so much.... To the Moon and back. I miss u so much. This world will definitely b alot darker without ur bright light in it anymore. But I no ur up in heaven making it brighter up there so that it will b ready for us one day. I feel lost with out u but I'm glad u are in a better place now. A place with no pain and u can now rest peacefully. Thank u for always being the best mom a child could ever wish for. I definitely was the lucky one when God blessed me with u for my momma. Loving and missing u always,
Ur baby girl Teresa

Angel Clark

May 16, 2020

Linda you will be greatly missed thank you for all ways being there when needed I love you

Lilee Clark

May 16, 2020

I love you so much and I’m going to miss you so much and I know you’ll be watching over us

pocko rose

May 16, 2020

amount linda you will be loved and missed dearly we enjoyed our time with and spending time at the beach with us and showing us your love and brighten up our lives . we love you very much and go rest high on that mountain.

love you
pocko rose


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