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Margarett A. (Walls) Lawson, 76, Helmsburg

Margarett A. (Walls) Lawson, 76, Helmsburg, passed on peacefully Sunday morning, Aug. 25, 2013 at the Brown County Health & Living Community in Nashville.   

Margarett was born Oct. 18, 1936 in Indianapolis, to the late James H. and Bernice (Richardson) Walls. She married James William Riley Lawson Dec. 26, 1952 in Martinsville. He preceded her in death Dec. 21, 2002, after 49 loving years. 

Margarett was a homemaker who enjoyed 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 and Michael Eugene Martin of Mooresville; 21 grandchildren; and several great-grandchildren. 

Margarett was preceded in death by a daughter, Nora Ann Lawson; a sister, Carolyn Sue Martin; and a brother, Barry Alvin.

A funeral service will be conducted at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 28 at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry St., Morgantown.

Friends can call from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 27 at the funeral home.

Burial will be at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Bean Blossom.

Memorial contributions can be sent in honor of Margarett to Our Hospice of South Central Indiana, 2626 17th St., Columbus, IN 47201.

Expressions of caring and kindness can be sent to the family at www.meredith-clark.com.

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  • August 29
    Watermelon fundraiser on Village Green
    1 to 4 p.m. Village Green, Main and Jefferson streets
  • August 30
    Golf scramble to benefit BCHS athletics set
    1 p.m. Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • August 30
    Mission trip presentation at Fruitdale church
    2 p.m. Midway Church,
  • September 3
    WRAPS
    7 to 9 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 3
    Future of rural places subject of talk
    5:30 p.m. Brown County Inn, 51 State Road 46 East
  • September 5
    BCHS class of 2005 reunion slated
    3 to 6 p.m., 8 p.m. Deer Run Park; Salt Creek Golf Retreat, 2359 State Road 46 East
  • September 6
    Read to dogs at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • September 8
    Peaceful Valley Heritage meeting
    6:30 p.m. BCCF, 209 S. Van Buren St.
  • September 8
    Retired teachers
    noon Hotel Nashville, 245 N. Jefferson St.
  • September 9
    Nashville Town Council
    6 p.m. Town Hall, 200 Commercial St.
  • September 12
    Free community breakfast at Sprunica church
    8 to 10 a.m. Sprunica Baptist Church, 3902 Sprunica Road
  • September 18
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    4 to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 18
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    7:30 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 19
    BucCornEar Festival fundraiser returns
    8 a.m. to 8 p.m. JTFD, 4831 Helmsburg Road, Helmsburg
  • September 19
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    6 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 20
    'A Miracle for You' services with evangelist Jerry Holland
    2 p.m. The Pentecostals
  • September 28
    American history DVD to play at library
    1 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane
  • October 4
    Read to a dog at the library
    2 to 3:30 p.m. Library, 205 N. Locust Lane