Jones Lawless, Jr.

Published 4:40 pm Monday, August 16, 2021

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Jones Lawless, Jr., 92, of Hustonville passed away at his home on Thursday, August 12, 2021. Born May 1, 1929, he was the son of the late Lemuel Jones and Ollie Cleveland Lawless.

He farmed his entire life. Jones was a member of Middleburg Baptist Church. He has served as Deacon in several Baptist churches, taught Sunday School, and was Bible Chairman for many years of Lincoln County Gideons International.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Norris Lawless; sister, LaFern Higgins; and brothers: Ray, Lester, and Charles Lawless.

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He is survived by his daughter, Ginger L. East and her husband, Dexter East of Hustonville; sister, Charlotte (Albert) Wall of Frankfort; three step-grandchildren: Rachel (Brian) Switzer, Sarah (Josh) Peavler, and Daniel (Laura) East; and seven step-great grandchildren: Abi, Kennedy, Rylan, Ella, Thomas, Izzy, and Owen.

Visitation is 11am-1pm, Monday, August 16, 2021, at W.L. Pruitt Funeral Home. A Funeral Service will follow at 1pm with Bro. Larry Harris and Bro. Dexter East officiating.

Pallbearers will be Steve, Brad, Seth, Clay, Blake, Bryan, and Wells Lawless, Brent Ellis, and Caleb Hurst. Honorary pallbearers are the Deacons of Middleburg Baptist Church: PD Lanham, Barry Murphy, Kenneth Lucas, and Mike Wilson; his Sunday School teacher, Curtis Lucas; and caregivers: Rosanne Wilson, Sue Richard, Linda Richards, Heather Pierre, and Brenda Sanders.

Burial will be in the Hustonville Cemetery. Memorial Contributions are suggested to Gideons International or to Heritage Hospice. A Guestbook is available at