Margarett A. (Walls) Lawson, age 76 passed on peacefully Sunday morning, August 25, 2013 at the Brown County Health & Living Community in Nashville. She was a resident of Helmsburg.
Margarett was born October 18, 1936, in Indianapolis, to the late James H. and Bernice (Richardson) Walls. She married James William Riley Lawson on December 26, 1952 in Martinsville. He preceded her in death on December 21, 2002 after 49 loving years.
Margarett was a homemaker who was known for always being on the go. She enjoyed playing bingo, bird watching and visiting yard sales. Margarett cherished her time with family and friends and knew no strangers. She collected angels and enjoyed cooking and baking.
Margarett is survived by her children: Jerry Alvin Lawson of Bloomington, Bernice Lucille Lawson of Indianapolis, Susie Marie (Kevin) Addison of Morgantown, Christina Lea (Jeff) Thomas of Nashville, James W.R. (Kathy) Lawson Jr. of North Vernon and Sondra Suzanne (Lin) Batton of Edinburgh. She will be remembered by her siblings: Clarence William Walls of Martinsville & Michael Eugene Martin of Mooresville; 21 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
Margarett was preceded in death by one daughter: Nora Ann Lawson; one sister: Carolyn Sue Martin and one brother: Barry Alvin.
A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Wednesday at Meredith – Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Bean Blossom.
Memorial contributions may be sent in honor of Margarett to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 17th Street, Columbus, IN 47201.
Expressions of caring and kindness may be sent to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.
Information: (812) 597-4670