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2011-10-13 / Obituaries


Louise Whatley Lawless, 96, of Thomasville, formerly of Hueytown, died Thursday, October 6, 2011. She was a member of Bashan Baptist Church of Thomasville. She has resided with her daughter Nancy for the last 6 years but was still a resident of Hueytown.

Graveside services were 2 p.m. Monday, October 10, 2011 at Valhalla Cemetery in Midfield with Rev. Jimmy Simpkins officiating.

She was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, William C. Lawless; daughter, Lou Ann Sorrells and grandson, William Reid.

She is survived by her daughter, Nancy (Jimmy) Simpkins of Thomasville; five grandchildren, Shane (Sofia) Simpkins, David Simpkins, Amanda (Chris) Sandlin, Brian (Kalee) Sorrells and Cody (fiancé Robyn) Simpkins; five sweet great-grandchildren, Karina Simpkins, Erica and Katelyn Sandlin and Raleigh and Korben Sorrells.

Bessemer Brown Service Funeral Home in Bessemer directed.

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