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Jewel Wayne Lawson, 90
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Jewel Wayne Lawson, 90, of McMinnville died Sunday night, Aug. 10, at his residence.
Mr. Lawson was a member of Short Mountain Church of God. He formerly drove a milk truck for Bill Weaver, and was retired from the DeKalb County Road Department where he drove a gravel truck and was a life-long farmer.
He was preceded in death by parents, Huey and Sybal Bratcher Lawson and two sisters, Virginia and Judith Lawson. Survivors include two daughters, Angela Diane Lawson and Tena Ann and husband Rodney Basham, all of McMinnville; two grandchildren, Brittany Nicole and husband Blake Parker of Woodbury and Lindsey Brooke Basham of McMinnville; two sisters, Sue Arnold and Barbara Lawson, both of Smithville; two brothers, Ronald and wife Dora Lawson of Woodbury and Donald Lawson of Smithville, former wife and mother of his children, Jo Lawson of McMinnville.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday at 4 p.m. at the chapel of Love-Cantrell Funeral Home. Bro. Charles Stanton will officiate and burial will follow at Banks Cemetery. Visitation with the family will be held Wednesday from 9 a.m. until service time at 4 p.m.
Love-Cantrell Funeral Home of Smithville is in charge of arrangements.
Southern Standard
(McMinnville, Tenn.) Aug. 13, 2014