Austin James “Therm” Lawson Sr., 55, of Eudora died on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at home in Eudora.

He was a Baptist and a farmer.

Mr. Lawson was born on September 18, 1961 in Lake Village and was the son of Joyce Nell Pope Lawson and the late Junior Faye Lawson.

He was also preceded in death by a son, Hadyn Lawson; two brothers, Roy and Robert Lawson; three sisters, Shirley Allen, Deborah Hughes, and Patricia Lawson.

He is survived by his wife, April Allen Lawson; four sons: Brandon Lawson of Eudora, Austin J. Lawson (Janna) of Dumas, Jonathan D. Lawson of Monticello, and Peyton T. Lawson of Eudora; mother, Joyce Nell Pope Lawson; two sisters, Tammy (Michael) Miller and Joyce Ann Pope, two brothers, Jimmy Don Lawson and Danny Ray Lawson; three grandchildren, Allison K Lawson, Zoe M Lawson, and Lucas D. Lawson; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and family.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, March 15 at noon at Omega Baptist Church in Eudora. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, March 15 at 11 a.m. at the church with Brother Robert Palmer officiating. Burial will be in Kilbourne Cemetery in Kilbourne, Louisiana.
Arrangements are by Bishop-King Funeral Home of Lake Village.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations towards funeral expenses.