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.
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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.