Lawing, Jimmy Carroll (2009)

Obituary of Jimmy Carroll Lawing ~ 2009

Transcribed by Joseph Cook

Mr. Jimmy Carroll Lawing, age 77 of Glenwood passed away Sunday January 25, 2009 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Asheville.  A native of McDowell County, Mr. Lawing was born February 15, 1931 and was a son of the late James and Geneva Conner Lawing.  Mr. Lawing was a member of Glenwood Baptist Church where he was a song leader for over 62 years.  He was owner of L & R Country Store.  He was a loving husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather.  He was a charter member retired from Glenwood Fire Department and Glenwood Ruritan and retired from Broyhill Furniture Mfg.

Left to cherish Mr. Lawing’s memory are his wife Willette Holland Lawing of the home; two sons, Harrill Lawing and wife Donna of Lenoir and David Lawing and wife Anita of Glenwood; one daughter Carol Ramsey and husband Benny of Glenwood; brother Larry Lawing and wife Sandy of Rutherfordton; sister Faye Mode of Glenwood; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

Funeral services were held Tuesday January 27, 2009 at 2:00 p.m. at Glenwood Baptist Church with Rev. Jim Brewer and Rev. Jimmy Upton officiating.  The family received friends one hour prior to the service from 1:00 – 2:00 p.m. at the church.  Interment was in Glenwood Baptist Church Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Glenwood Baptist Church PO Box 218 Glenwood, NC 28737.  Westmoreland Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.  An online register is available under OBITUARIES at

The News Bulletin of McDowell County, Wednesday January 28, 2008 Volume 15 #4