Vernon Lawton

Vernon L. "Jimmy" Lawton Jr.

July 5th, 1949 - September 7th, 2020
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Vernon L. ‘Jimmy’ Lawton, Jr., 71, of Greenwood, husband of Ginger Chisholm Lawton, died Monday, September 7, 2020 at his residence. He was born in Abbeville to the late Vernon L. Lawton, Sr. and Frances Bowie Gunter.

Mr. Lawton served in the U.S. Army and retired from the Army Reserve. He was a member of Trinity Pentecostal Church in Greenwood.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Shirley Ivester, and a brother, Mike Gunter.

Mr. Lawton is survived by his wife of seven years, Ginger, of the home; a daughter, Brandy Bruce, and a son, James Lawton.

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Harris Funeral Home & Cremation Services of Abbeville is assisting the Lawton family.

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Kay Travis

Posted at 12:00am
So sorry Ginger, praying for you and your family.

Nathan McCasline

Posted at 12:00am
On behalf of the Veterans of the 371st Chemical Company, we would like extend our condolences to the family and friends of SFC Vernon L. Lawton. He was one who was committed to serving the U.S. Army and the Reserves. Your Fellow Veterans salute you as you take your rest, we love you Brother, but loves you best!

Judy Turner

Posted at 12:00am
Dear Ginger, Our deepest  sympathy to you. We love you. A Rose(Jimmy) still grows beyond the wall(Heaven).Love,Ed and Judy Turner

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