The Paris News 14 Sept 1980 Johnny Lawler
his home. Lawler funeral COOPER-Funeral services services for Johnny W. Lawler, 43, Rt. 1, Cooper, were conducted Saturday in McClanahan and Sons Funeral Home Chapel. Elton Haley, Church of Christ minister, officiated and burial was in in Oak Lawn Cemetery. Mr. Lawler, an employee of Ihe Texas Department of Highways and Public Transportation, died early Friday morning in Dallas. He was born Nov. 26, 1936, in Lamar County, a son of Audie W. and Katherine Oats Lawler. He married Miss Juanell Brantley on Dec. 29, 1902, in Cooper. He had been employed at the higway department for 14 years. Surviving are his wife; two sons, Bartley Ray Lawler and Craig David Lawler, both of Cooper; his father, Audie Lawler of Cooper; three sisters, Mrs. Bobby (Roxie) Faulkenberry Faulkenberry and Mrs. Larry (Pat) Hampton, both of Mesquite, and Wanda Lawler of Cooper; four brothers. Forest Lawler of Cooper, Malcolm Lawler of Kaufman, Kaufman, Gerald Lawler of Carrollton and Jerry Glenn Lawler of Greenville, and his grandmother, Mrs. Mark (Lessie) Maloneof Bogala. Pallbearers were Don Smith, Jerry Robnett, James Loflin, Dean Gillean, Garland Giddens, Mickey Goforth, Bill Catanack, and Melvin Kivett. Honorary bearers were employees of the Department Department of Highways and Public Transporta lion.