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Sturm Reece Lawson
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Birth: Dec. 26, 1922
Death: Oct. 31, 1998


Rev. Sturm Reece Lawson

Rev. Sturm Reece Lawson, 75, 243 Belmont Ave., died Saturday evening (Oct. 31, 1998) at Wellmont Health Services, Kingsport, after an apparent heart attack.

A lifelong resident of Hawkins County, he retired from Tennessee Eastman Company. He was a veteran of World War II having served in the U.S. Army. He was a member of Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John and Cora Harris Lawson; two grandsons, Brian Lawson and Jimmy Churchwell; a granddaughter, Treva Vaydak; a great-grandson, Joshua Arnold; four brothers and two sisters.

Surviving are his wife of 57 years, Gladys Ilene Lawson, of the home; two daughters and sons-in-law, Ruby and Earl Sizemore and Kathy and Jimmy Beasley, all of Rogersville; two sons, Johnny Lawson, St. Louis, Mo., and Dwayne Lawson, of the home; two sons and daughters-in-law, Roy and Jeanette Lawson and B.J. and Patsy Lawson, all of Church Hill; 27 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; a sister, Blanche Manis, Florida; two brothers, Kyle Lawson, Stanton, Texas, and Grant Lawson, Rutledge; and a number of nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are from 6 to 8 p.m. today at Broome Funeral Home, Rogersville. Services will be conducted at 8 p.m. today in the funeral home chapel with the Rev. Andy Sensabaugh officiating. Graveside services will be conducted at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Morning Star Freewill Baptist Church Cemetery.

 
 
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 Parents:
  John Lawson (1883 - 1940)
  Cora Lee Harris Lawson (1886 - 1970)
 
 Spouse:
  Gladys Ilene Christian Lawson (1925 - 2012)
 
 Children:
  Roy H Lawson (1943 - 2002)*
  Benny Joe Lawson (1947 - 2007)*
  Ricky D. Lawson (1961 - 2009)*
 
 Siblings:
  James "Jay" Lawson (1903 - 1976)*
  Blanche Lawson Manis (1905 - 1999)*
  Coger Lawson (1906 - 1908)*
  Clay Lawson (1908 - 1981)*
  Etta Mae Lawson Hurd (1911 - 1991)*
  John Grant Lawson (1914 - 2000)*
  Hugh Kyle Lawson (1916 - 2001)*
  Anne Belle Lawson (1918 - 1921)*
  Paul Lawson (1921 - 1921)*
  Sturm Reece Lawson (1922 - 1998)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Morning Star Cemetery
Hawkins County
Tennessee, USA
 
Created by: Ronny Ferrell
Record added: Feb 18, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24714091
Sturm Reece Lawson
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Sturm Reece Lawson
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- Ronny Ferrell
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