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Lawson, Carroll Reece

Russellville - Carroll Reece Lawson, age 76, passed away September 11, 2010 at his residence in Winchester. A native of Russellville, KY., he was the son of the late Mr. and Mrs. Hugh and Susan Faillen Lawson. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one son, Stephen Lawson in 1982. Mr. Lawson was a graduate from Lincoln Memorial University in Harrogate, Tennessee in 1956. Mr. Lawson served as the manager of the Sears Catalog Sales Office in Tullahoma starting in 1970. Mr. Lawson joined Sears in 1959 as a catalog trainee in Athens. Upon completion of his training, Mr. Lawson was assigned as manager of the catalog sales office in Tullahoma, where he served until he moved to Cleveland. He was appointed as Auto Center manager and his appointment was his first retail assignment in the company, when Sears opened a retail store. Mr. Lawson then moved to Naples, Florida and then, after two and a half years, moved to Winchester where he retired after 35 years of service. Mr. Lawson was a member of Winchester First Baptist Church and a veteran in the US Army. Mr. Lawson is survived by his wife; Mrs. Jean Lawson, one sister; Lois M. Lawson of Kingsport, TN, and one brother-in-law; John M. Bills, Sr. of Murfreesboro. Visitation with the family will be Tuesday, September 21, 2010 from 11AM until 1PM at Tullahoma Funeral Home. A memorial service will be conducted at 1PM in the chapel of Tullahoma Funeral Home with Rev. Ray Gardner officiating. The family requests that donations be made to the giver?s charity of choice. Online condolences may be left for the family at Tullahoma Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Mr. Carroll Lawson.


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