N. M. Hathorn Jr.

Published 4:31 pm Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Graveside services were held Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, at Wheeler Cemetery in Bassfield, Mississippi for Mr. N. M. Hathorn Jr., 53, who died Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020, at his residence.  Rev. Willie Batimon Jr, officiated with Johnson Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Mr. N. M. Hathorn Jr. was born to the late N. M. Hathorn, Sr. and Mrs. Clara Mae Hathorn in Bassfield, MS.  He was a member of Morning Star Baptist Church.  He graduated from Bassfield High School.  Mr. Hathorn served in the U.S. Navy and was formerly a driver with PMT. He loved fishing and the Dallas Cowboys.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Terrance Keys.

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He is survived by his son, N. M. Hathorn Jr. of Bassfield; daughter, Nanette Hathorn of Gulfport; two stepdaughters, Sincere Surry of Michigan and Rionnisha Bryant-Williard of California; stepson, James Gordon of Bassfield; sisters, Barbara (Kenneth) Carter of Jackson; clara Jean (Eddie) Holiday of Jacksonville, Forida; Jamie Tony) Preston of Bassfield; Marie Keys of Wiggins; Jennifer Hathorn of Laurel; Nina Keys of Bassfield; Annie Hathorn and Janice Keys both of Bassfield; and Keshia Hathorn of Tylertown; brothers, Terry Lee (Tameka) Hathorn of Prentiss; Dewayne (Monica) Hathorn of Bassfield, and Shawn Keys of Wiggins; eight grandchildren and many other relatives and friends.