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Jim Lawson

May 12, 1943 — January 12, 2016

James "Jim" Lawson, 72, of Searcy, went to be with his Lord and Savior, Tuesday, January 12, 2016, after a long battle with Parkinson's and dementia. He was born May 12, 1943, in Beebe, Arkansas, to the late Leon Lawson and Doris Hammock.

Jim was faithful yet non denominational. He was a loving husband, father and papa. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and B.J. his dog. Jim owned his own business and was a well respected builder in the area. Jim also loved dancing with his wife.

Jim is survived by his wife of 50 years, Blanche; one daughter, Tammy Galloway (Tommy) of Garner; two sisters, Rhonda Rutledge of Pearland, Texas and Margaret Baum of Princeton, Texas; and one grandchild, Jordan Galloway and boyfriend Ryan Elmgren.

In addition to his parents, Jim was preceded in death by two brothers, Donnie Lawson and Leland Lawson; and one grandson, Logan Galloway.

Visitation will be from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 14th, at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. Friday, January 15th, at Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home, with burial following at Garner Cemetery.

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  • Visitation

    January 14, 2016
    6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

  • Funeral Service

    January 15, 2016
    10:00 AM

    Searcy-McEuen Funeral Home

    2616 S. Main St.
    Searcy, AR
    (501) 279-9300

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