Barbara Lawhorn

Barbara A. (Jackson) Lawhorn, 70, of Mansfield, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, Jan. 7, 2015.

Barbara was born on Nov. 22, 1944 in Mansfield to Jasper and Evelyn (McElroy) Jackson.  She enjoyed being with her family and grandchildren.  She also enjoyed connecting with friends and family on facebook, watching tv, and playing cards.

She is survived by three children, James Lawhorn of Mansfield, Donald (Amanda) Lawhorn of Richwood, OH, and Lisa (Jimmy) Tackett of Willard; four grandchildren, Bradley, Joe Nathan, Austin, and Hope; numerous step-grandchildren; four great-grandchildren, Bradley Jr, Brinlee, Taylor, and Ariah; one brother, Roger (Linda) Jackson of Mansfield; and her best friend of 38 years, Carol Bays.

Along with her parents, Barbara was preceded in death by her husband, Merian Lawhorn; her son, Bruce Lawhorn; her granddaughter, Willow Shoemaker; and two brothers, Richard Jackson and David Jackson.

Calling hours will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Friday, January 9, 2014, at Werner-Gompf Funeral Services, LTD., 1106 Park Avenue East (St. Rt. 430E), Mansfield.  Funeral services will follow at 2 p.m. with Pastor Herman Copley officiating.  Burial will be in Mansfield Cemetery.

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