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Timmy Dean Lawson

February 29, 1944 — March 15, 2022

Timmy Dean Lawson

Timmy Dean Lawson, 78, of Yantis, Texas, passed away on March 15, 2022, in Tyler, Texas. 

A Graveside Service for Mr. Lawson will be Friday, March 18, 2022 at 2:30 PM at Shady Grove Cemetery in Winnsboro, Texas.  The family will welcome friends for visitation, 2-Hours prior to the Service, from 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM at Lowe-Gardner Funeral Home.  

Timmy was born in Mannford, Oklahoma, February 29, 1944, to Osby and Edith Carter Lawson.  In 1978, he married Edna Henrichs, they were married for 35 years prior to her passing.   

Timmy moved to Yantis, Texas approximately 43 years ago, and after moving and falling in love with the people of Yantis, he became involved in the Yantis Community.  He was a member of the Yantis Federal Credit Union and a member of the Yantis Baseball Association.  He was a Welder by Trade and worked in the Construction Industry.  He was proud to have taught many friends how to weld over the years.

Timmy loved to hunt and fish.  One of his favorite weekend activities was to spend time with his loved one’s.  When he was not spending time with his family, you could find him most mornings sitting around, what he and his friends called “The Table of Knowledge” at the Yantis Café.  Family and Friends always loved his contagious smile. 

He was greeted in Heaven by his wife, Edna; son, Johnny Simmons; parents Osby and Edith; and brother, Earnest “Buddy” Lawson.

Those left to cherish his memory are daughter, Tracy Hamm and husband Harold, Alma, AR; son, Cody Lawson and wife Casey, Emory, TX; daughter, Dayna Lawson, Mulberry, AR; sister, Linda “Sis” Oliver and husband Elmer, Dayton, TX; sister, Kathy Sharon-Mitchell and husband Danny, Sulphur Springs, TX; brother, Ronnie Lawson and wife Cathy, Winnsboro, TX, grandchildren, Lana Beth-Henry and husband George, Springdale, AR; Cade and Colt Lawson, Emory, TX; Derek Thompson and wife Taylor, Potsville, AR; Brendon Lawson, Mulberry, AR, Kyle Simmons and wife Alisa, Royse City, TX.; great-grandchildren, Penelope Henry and Maddie Thompson, many nieces, and nephews. 

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Memory of Timmy Lawson to the following:

Hospice of East Texas Foundation, 4111 University Blvd., Tyler, Texas 75701.


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Past Services

Graveside Service

Friday, March 18, 2022

Starts at 2:30 pm (Central time)

Shady Grove Cemetery

, Winnsboro, TX 75494

Visitation; Friday, March 18, 2022, from 12:00PM (noon) to 2:00PM at Lowe-Gardner Funeral Home

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