Obituary for Margarett A (Walls) Lawson

Margarett Lawson thumbnail

Margarett A (Walls) Lawson

October 18, 1936 - August 25, 2013

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

Information: (812) 597-4670


Leave a Condolence

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of Margarett by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Timeline for Margarett Lawson

Born: October 18, 1936
Died: August 25, 2013

Condolences for Margarett Lawson

BETTY Schrock BAUGH posted on 1/1/00

Sorry to hear about your mothers' passing.Praying for your family.My sisters and lost our mother 4 months Betty


Regina Ridgeway posted on 1/1/00

Our thoughts and prayers are with you at the loss of your mother. May you find peace in celebrating her life. Regina Ridgeway (daughter of Aunt Mabel Brockman)


Patty (Brockman)kappel posted on 1/1/00

I'm very sorry for the loss of your mother.She was always very nice to our family when we were all just kids,the years pass by so quickly. Just treasure the memories you have made with her. God bless.