Cynthia M. Hawthorne, 73, died April 26, 2020 at McLeod Seacoast Medical Center.

Born on November 7, 1946 in Henderson, KY, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Mary Griffin Moss. She was a retired sixth grade teacher and a college professor.

Mrs. Hawthorne is survived by her husband of 40 years, Dennis N. Hawthorne, Sr.; her children, Mark Seastead, Tonya Jones, Shannon Penkrat, Dennis Hawthorne, Jr., Gregory Hawthorne, and Brian Hawthorne; and 12 grandchildren.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, memorial service will be held at a later date at Trinity United Methodist Church, North Myrtle Beach, SC.

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Lee Funeral Home & Crematory of Little River/North Myrtle Beach is serving the family.