September 9, 1954 - August 28, 2021
Johnny Ray Lawson was born September 9, 1954 in Selmer, TN the son of Tava Plunk Lawson and the late Lloyd Lawson. Johnny was a graduate of McNairy Central High School in Selmer. He worked for Townhouse Mobile Home Manufacturing in Selmer and World Color in Corinth. Johnny enjoyed playing golf, shooting pool, watching NASCAR, football, baseball, and basketball, and playing shuffleboard. He was a former member of the Elks Lodge. Johnny departed this life on August 28, 2021 at his home in Selmer, Tennessee at the age of 66 Years, 11 Months, 19 Days. He is survived by a daughter, Jennifer Talley and husband Ken of Corinth, MS; a son, Kevin Lawson and wife Trena of Glen, MS; his mother, Tava Plunk Lawson of Selmer, TN; five grandchildren: J. T. Lawson of Corinth, MS, Katelyn Williams of Rienzi, MS, Brandon Johnson of Odenville, AL, Kaylee Lawson and Jaycee Lawson, both of Glen, MS; three great-grandchildren: Kinley Lawson, Khloe Williams, and Kadence Williams, all of Rienzi, MS; a sister, Betty Owen of Guys, TN; a brother, Joey Lawson of Ramer, TN; a nephew, Philip Matlock and wife Theresa; a great-niece, Emma Matlock; two uncles, Johnny Plunk of Michie, TN and Wayne Plunk of Waynesboro, TN; five cousins: Lisa Lane, Tina Dixon, Jeremiah Plunk, Rebecca Beaulac, and Rachel Plunk, all of Waynesboro, TN; and many more aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends. In addition to his father, Johnny was preceded in death by a nephew, Adam Matlock; maternal grandfather Eulie Plunk; maternal grandmother Mary Plunk; maternal step-grandmother Letha Plunk; paternal grandfather Burton Lawson; paternal grandmother Ottie Lawson Jones; and paternal step-grandfather Lee Jones.
Johnny Ray Lawson was born September 9, 1954 in Selmer, TN the son of Tava Plunk Lawson and the late Lloyd Lawson. Johnny was a graduate of McNairy Central High School in Selmer. He worked for Townhouse Mobile Home Manufacturing in Selmer... View Obituary & Service Information
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