Lawton Henry

July 12, 1937 ~ November 9, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old
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Lawton Henry Obituary

Mr. Lawton Henry, 86, of Midville passed away Thursday, November 9, 2023, at Emanuel Medical Center in Swainsboro following an extended illness.

Mr. Henry was born in Swainsboro on July 12, 1937, to the late Lawrence Henry and Clara Fagler Henry.  He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Lake Henry and Charles Henry; sisters, Adelle Archer and Clara Anderson.  Mr. Henry retired from Fulghum Industry after 43 years of service.  He was a member of Blundale Baptist Church.    

Mr. Henry is survived by his wife of 64 years, Mary Henry of Midville; son, Ray (Caryn) Henry; 2 step-grandchildren, Richard Hassinger of Athens, Amanda Hassinger of Monroe; sisters, Juanita Kersey of Port Wentworth and Joyce Grant of Swainsboro; several nieces, nephews and many friends.

Funeral Services will be held 2:00 p.m. Saturday, November 11, 2023, in the Chapel of Chapman Funeral Home with Reverends Shannon Boula, Jamie Archer, and Tommy Henry officiating.

Interment will follow in the Blundale Baptist Church Cemetery.

The family will receive friends 1 hour prior to services.

Pallbearers are Corbin Wiggins, Riner Wiggins, Earl Conrad, Jr., Gerald Henry, Tommy Henry and Ty


Honorary pallbearers are the Men’s Sunday School Class of Blundale Baptist Church and Tommy Lamb.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105 or Shriners Hospitals for Children 2900 Rocky Point Drive Tampa, FL 33607.

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Chapman Funeral Home of Swainsboro is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. Lawton Henry, 86, of Midville.

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November 11, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Chapman Funeral Home GA
427 North Main Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401

Funeral Service
November 11, 2023

2:00 PM
Chapman Funeral Home GA
427 North Main Street
Swainsboro, GA 30401

Interment following funeral service
November 11, 2023

Blundale Baptist Church Cemetery


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