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100 Pine St
Lexington, MS 39095
Phone: (662) 834-2607
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Douglas Lawson

Douglas Lawton Lawson

Monday, August 17th, 1942 - Sunday, February 3rd, 2019
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Douglas (Doug) Lawton Lawson, 76, died February 3, 2019 at the University Hospital in Lexington, MS. Visitation will be 5 pm til 7 pm on Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at Southern Funeral Home in Lexington. Funeral services will be 11 am Thursday, February 7, 2019 at Beulah Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery.
For over 30 years, Doug was employed with South Central Bell before retiring. For 13 years, he served as pastor of Beulah Baptist Church. He was also a U.S. Army veteran.
Survivors are wife, Laura Gilmore Lawson; sons, Glen Lawson(Meri Anne) of Ackerman and Joey Lawson (Elysha) of Grenada; daughters, Lori Scallan (Gordon) of Mansura, LA, Amanda Mitchell (Travis) of Loveland, CO, and Beth Jones (Jeffrey)of Hollandale; brother, Jerry Lawson (Kathy) of Monticello, AR; sisters, Frances Hatcher of Crosby, TX and Loraine Christmas (Tim) of Monticello, AR; grandchildren, Matthew Lawson, Noah Lawson, Jack Mitchell, Nate Lawson, Josh Mitchell, Ella Kate Mitchell, Gabby Lawson and Eli Jones.
Preceded in death by parents, Jesse and Geraldine Lawson; brothers, James, Bill, Lonnie, Willard, Leslie, Charles, Rufus and Everett; sisters, Naomi, LaVel and Wanda.
Memorial may be made to Beulah Baptist Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 629, Lexington, MS 39095.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 | 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, February 6th, 2019 5:00pm - 7:00pm
    Location
    Southern Funeral Home
    Address
    100 Pine Street
    LEXINGTON, MS 39095
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  • Service

    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Thursday, February 7th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Beulah Baptist Church
    Address
    6910 Hebron Road
    LEXINGTON, MS 39095
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  • Interment

    Location
    Beulah Baptist Church
    Address
    6910 Hebron Road
    LEXINGTON, MS 39095
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