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Lawton Henry Merriweather, Jr.

05/17/1965 - 08/01/2022

Obituary For Lawton Henry Merriweather, Jr.

The funeral services for the late Mr. Lawton Henry Merriweather, Jr. of 500 Perry Drive, Apt. 434, Ashburn, Georgia, who departed this life on Monday, August 1, 2022 at his residence, will be held on Friday, August 5, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. from the Zion Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Ashburn, Georgia with the Reverend Calvin Wells, Pastor, officiating. Burial will follow in the Westview Memorial Cemetery in Ashburn, Georgia. Services may be viewed Facebook Live from the "Shipps Funeral Home" Facebook page or by clicking the Video Stream link on this site's Home Page.

Mr. Lawton Henry Merriweather, Jr. was born on May 17, 1965 in Ashburn, Georgia to Mrs. Jennie Merriweather and the late Mr. Lawton Henry Merriweather, Sr.

Lawton was educated in the Turner County Public School System and graduated from Turner County High School.

Lawton worked as a construction laborer building schools.

Lawton gave his life to Christ and prayed diligently for his family and friends. Lawton loved gardening, painting, landscaping, and observing nature because he loved being outside.

On August 1, 2022, while resting quietly at home, the Angel of Death came and led Lawton, Jr. to rest peacefully. Preceded in death are his father, Lawton Henry Merriweather, Sr., and brother, Ronnie Merriweather.

Lawton leaves to cherish his memories his children, Latoya Ray, Joshua Ray, Lastava Clark, Jenny Lawson, Suzanna Merriweather, Brittany Edwards, Demetria Bateman, Chanessa Martin, Pia Merriweather, Lawton Henry Merriweather III, Aphrael Bateman, Divine Merriweather, John Henry Merriweather; twenty-one grandchildren; his mother, Jennie Merriweather; his siblings, Eldra Canady, Bernice (Eddie) Holley, Leslie (Diane) Merriweather, Connie (Willie James) Thomas, Brenda Merriweather, Sherry (Walter) Dawson, Gwen (Troy) Martin, Randolph Merriweather, Jennifer (Ramsey) Iguehiduwa; a great friend, Daryl “Moe” Odom; and a host of aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and sorrowing friends.

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Sweet Moments
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Beautiful Dreams
$84.95
The Sweetest Touch
$79.95
Ocean Devotion
$79.95
Precious Heart Bouquet
$84.95
America the Beautiful
$74.95
Gathered With Love Flower Arrangement
$129.95
Pastel Harmony
$89.95
Heavenly & Harmony
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Stylish Garden
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