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Billy Mont Lawson

Born: 03/02/1954 Died: 02/24/2009 Maiden Name: n/a Honorific: Veteran

Billy Mont “Tom (Tommy) Jack” Lawson passed away on February 24, 2009, in Fairbanks, Alaska. He was born March 2, 1954, in Antlers to Iva Logan Tubbs and the late Mont Lawson Jr. Tom had a great zest for life and adventure. He loved to get on his bike and travel the country. He loved surprising his family by calling them on special days or by dropping in from Alaska. He was a former resident of Albion and attended both Albion and Talihina Schools. He had proudly served in the U.S. Navy. He was preceded in death by his father, Mont Lawson Jr. of Albion; brother, Durand Essman of Oklahoma City; maternal grandparents, Laura Potts Logan and the Rev. W.F. Logan Sr. and paternal grandparents, Mont Lawson Sr. and Bertie Lawson of Albion/Talihina. He is survived by his mother, Iva Tubbs, and stepfather, Buddy Tubbs, of Oklahoma City; his brother, Benny Lawson; sister-in-law, Jennifer and their daughter, Shelby of Anchorage, Alaska; son, Kelly Lawson of Fairbanks, Alaska; aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.