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Gary B. Lawless, Russell Springs, KY (1943-2012)

He was the patriarch of a large, respected Russell County, KY, family. He leaves 20 direct living descendants and two step descendants.

Gary B. Lawless, Jericho Road, Russell Springs, KY, died Monday, July 23, 2012, at 2pmCT, at the University of Kentucky Hospital in Lexington, KY.

Funeral services will be at the H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 N. Main Street, Jamestown, KY, at 11am, Friday, July 27, 2012, Bro. Jamie McCormack, Bro. Roy Napier and Pastor Jay Delmer officiating. Burial will be in the Jamestown Cemetery, N. Main Street, Jamestown, KY. Visitation is after 5pmCT, Thursday, July 26, 2012, at the funeral home.

Gary B. Lawless, 69, Jericho Road, Russell Springs, KY (1943-2012)

He was born Thursday, January 14, 1943, in Jamestown, Russell County, KY. He was the son of the late Marshall Lawless and the late Mary Marie Wesley Lawless. He died Monday, July 23, 2012, in Lexington, Fayette County, KY, at the age of 69 years, 6 months, and 9 days.

He is survived by his wife, Betty Lawless, Russell Springs, KY, and the following:
  • Four daughters: Lisa Hudson, Jamestown, KY; Jodi Lawless, Russell Springs, KY; Crissy Scott, Russell Springs, KY; and Cindy Blakey, Russell Springs, KY

  • Two step daughters: Angie Lawless, Jamestown, KY, and Joey Blakey, Russell Springs, KY

  • One brother: Terry Lawless, Jamestown, KY

  • Five sisters: Marcelene Taylor, Jeanie Reeder, Rita Kemp, Robin Rigney, and Gay Coffey, all of Jamestown, KY

  • Ten grandchildren

  • Six great grandchildren
The H.E. Pruitt Memory Chapel, 202 West Main Street, Jamestown, KY, in charge of arrangements.

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