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Edna Shields Lawton
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Birth: Mar. 31, 1913
Pleasant Hill
Cass County
Missouri, USA
Death: Sep. 12, 1993
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Daughter of Ira Thomas Shields and Motie Ordel Gray.

Sister of James David Gray, Emmett Lee, Allen, Russell, Ray, Glenn, and Edwin (her twin).

Married to Harold D Lawton.

Mother of 8 children: son, Unnamed; daughter, Dorothy and husband Richard Scovill Sr.; son, Earl Eugene and his wife Lillian; daughter, Hattie Harris and husband John Harris Sr; son, Robert; son, Jack; daughter, Pat; daughter, Brenda. Many grandkids, great-grandkids, and great-great-grandkids.

Obituary from newspaper:
Edna Lawton, 80, died Sept. 12, 1993, in the Independence Health Care Center, where she lived. Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Carson Independence Chapel; burial in the Lee's Summit Cemetery. Friends may call from 7 to 8:30 p.m. today at the chapel. Mrs. Lawton was born in Pleasant Hill in Cass County and was a lifelong area resident. Survivors include two sons, Earl Lawton, Deepwater, Mo., and Jack Lawton, Missouri; three daughters, Dorothy Scoville, Raytown, Patty Jenkins, Sunrise Beach, Mo., and Brenda Canterbury, Holden, Mo.; 18 grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.

Kansas City Star, The (MO) - Tuesday, September 14, 1993

Family links: 
Ira Thomas Shields (1879 - 1941)
  Motie Ordel Gray Shields (1880 - 1946)
  Harold Donald Lawton (1907 - 1971)
  Unnamed Infant Boy Lawton (1927 - 1927)*
  Dorothy May Lawton Scovill (1928 - 2005)*
  Earl Eugene Lawton (1930 - 2004)*
  Robert Lee Lawton (1931 - 1989)*
  Hattie Marie Lawton Harris (1932 - 1991)*
  Jack Dean Lawton (1933 - 1999)*
  Patricia Ann Lawton (Cross) Jenkins (1940 - 2013)*
  James David Gray (1900 - 1969)*
  Emmett Lee Shields (1904 - 1983)*
  Allen Shields (1906 - 1973)*
  Russell Shields (1908 - 1910)*
  Ray Shields (1909 - 1967)*
  Glenn Shields (1911 - 1973)*
  Edna Shields Lawton (1913 - 1993)
  Edwin Shields (1913 - 1969)*
*Calculated relationship
Lee's Summit Historical Cemetery
Lees Summit
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Addition 5, Block 16, Lot 8, Grave WSW
Created by: Sherry
Record added: May 16, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 8765933
Edna <i>Shields</i> Lawton
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Edna <i>Shields</i> Lawton
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Edna <i>Shields</i> Lawton
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 Added: Nov. 22, 2016

- Sherry
 Added: Apr. 4, 2015
Rest in Heavenly peace.
- William Neill
 Added: Jan. 18, 2015
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