SABULA — Lillie James Lawson, the infant daughter of Seth and Brittany Lawson of Sabula, Iowa lived a courageous life.
She was born June 5, 2014 at the University of Iowa Hospitals, Iowa City and entered her Heavenly Father’s arms on Thursday, June 19, 2014 after putting up a great fight. She struggled with congenital heart defects and underwent many procedures and major surgery. She was strong and resillent, teaching strength and love to all who met her.
She will be dearly missed by her parents, Seth and Brittany; her proud sister, Isabelle; paternal grandparents, Jerry and Patt Lawson of Sabula; maternal grandparents, Bill and Sue Briggs of Massbach, Illinois; paternal great-grandparent Ruie Duvall; maternal great-grandparents James and Phyllis Moffet; along with numerous aunts, uncles, and cousins.
She was welcomed to Heaven by many of her loving family members.
A memorial service will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the First Baptist Church of Clinton, Iowa with Pastor Ron Lott officiating. Inurnment will be in the Evergreen Cemetery, Sabula, Iowa. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that donations be made to www.childrensheartfoundation.org to aid in congenital heart research. Friends and family are invited to share in Lillie’s life at www.lawjonesfuneralhome.com.
Death date: June 19, 2014