Lawrence Pickett Swanson
Graveside services for Lawrence Pickett Swanson, 83, of Pickton were held at 2 p.m. Monday, Dec. 22, at Harmony Cemetery with the Rev. Neal Cockrun
Serving as pallbearers will be David Swanson, Mike Swanson, Lanoy Swanson, Robert Thompson, Mark Swanson and David Len Swanson.
Mr. Swanson died Saturday, Dec. 20, in Sulphur Springs.
He was born in Delta County on April 9, 1925, the son of Homer Lawrence and Irene Cotha Stricklin Swanson. They preceded him in death.
He married Jessie Lee Swanson on Nov. 15, 1947. She survives.
Mr. Swanson served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a retired dairy farmer in Hopkins County. He was a member of Winterfield Baptist Church.
Other survivors include three sons, Lanoy Swanson of Sulphur Springs, David Swanson and Mike Swanson, both of Pickton; one brother, Leon Swanson of Pittsburg; one sister, Martha Abbott of Taylor Town; 10 grandchildren; 18 great-grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild.
He was also preceded in death by one son, Gary Lee Swanson; and one brother, Marvin Swanson.
Under the direction of Beaty Funeral Home.