Funeral services were held Monday, May 30, 2016 at Sweetwater C.M.E. Church for Mrs. Leverter Hathorn, 87, who passed away on Wednesday, May 25, 2016 at her residence. Rev. Jeff Loftin officiated with interment following in the church cemetery. Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Mrs. Leverter Hathorn was born to the late Johnnie and Virgie Ada Myers in Bassfield, MS. She attended Progress Community School. She was married to the late Willie V. Price, Sr. and to this union, one child was born, Willie Price, Jr. Mrs. Hathorn later met and married Mr. Elgusta (Jack) Hathorn.
Mrs. Hathorn was a member of Sweetwater C.M.E. Church where she served as stewardess, church missionary and was a class leader.
She is survived by: husband, Elgusta (Jack) Hathorn; daughter, Peggy L. Hathorn-Booth of Bassfield, MS; sons, Legusta (Carolyn) Hathorn of Biloxi, MS, Jackie Hathorn of Hattiesburg, MS and Dr. Willie B. Price, Jr. of Minneapolis, MN; 6 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great grandchild; 1 sister-in-law, Francis Myers.