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Lillian Lawson

Wednesday, October 20, 2004

LILBOURN - Lillian Jackson Lawson, 77, died Oct. 18, 2004, at Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.

Born June 21, 1927, in Luxora, Ark., daughter of the late Garrett and Erma Long Moore, she was a lifetime member of the Barnes Ridge Church in East Prairie.

Her first husband, Dan Jackson, preceded her in death on May 15, 1967.

In November 1972, in New Madrid, she married Harold Lawson who survives of the home.

Other survivors include: two daughters and sons-in-law, Joanna and George Carter and Carol and John Dee Henry Jr. of New Madrid; one son and daughter-in-law, Marty and Rita Jackson of New Madrid; one sister, Lorene McMinn of East Prairie; one brother, Schaffer Davenport of Eldon; and nine grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is from 5 to 8 p.m. today at Richards Funeral Home in New Madrid, where services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday. The Revs. Webb Manley, G.L. Keene and Richard L. Ford will officiate.

Burial will follow in the East Prairie Memorial Park Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be: Earnest Carter, Stephen Carter, John Dee Henry III, Jonathan Marshall, Cooper Jackson and Shannon Stanley.