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.