Funeral  services  for  Mr. Thurman F. Lawson,  68,  of
Gainesboro, Tennessee, will be held at 2 P.M. on  Saturday,
July 29, at Upper Cumberland Funeral Home. Burial will follow in
the Lawson Family Cemetery in the Big Bottom community of
Jackson County.
 
The  family  will  receive  friends  Thursday  from  6 P.M. – 10 P.
M., Friday from 9 A.M. – 10 P.M.,  and  Saturday  from 9  A.M.
until time of services at Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
 
Mr. Lawson passed away on Wednesday, July 26, 2006, at the
Cookeville Regional Medical Center in Cookeville, Tennessee.
 
He was born April 2, 1938, in Jackson County to the late
Jay
and Samantha Heady Lawson
. On August 3, 1959, he was
married to
Lorene Lawson, who survives. Mr. Lawson was a
factory worker at Crotty and a member of the Lakeview Church
of Christ.

In addition to his parents,  he  was  preceded  in death by
3
Sisters:
Elizabeth Lawson, Thelma Hawkins, and Louise Brown;
and
2 Brothers: Perry Lawson and Jona Lawson.

Survivors include
his wife: Lorene Lawson of Gainesboro, TN;
1  Son  and  Daughter-in-Law:  Thurman  Lawson, Jr.  &
Tracey Lawson of Gainesboro, TN;
2 Daughters and 1 Son-in-
Law:   
Betty Buck  and  Elizabeth  &  Eric Marling,  all  of
Gainesboro, TN;
10 Grandchildren: Anthony (Amanda) Buck,
Misty Buck, Ashley and Jay Lawson,  Justin  and  Tyler Loftis,
Tallen Donahue, Destaney Lawson,  and  MaKenzie Marling, all
of Gainesboro, TN, and Riley Sparrow of Indiana; and
1 Great-
Grandchild:
Brady Leland Buck of Gainesboro, TN. Other
relatives and friends also survive.

Memorial donations may be made to the Lawson family by
contacting Upper Cumberland Funeral Home.
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