Mary Elsie Lawman


Mary Elsie Lawman, 66, passed away on Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021, in a local hospital after a long chronic illness.

She was a member of Elkmont Baptist Church and loved attending services while she was able. Her passions were horses, wildlife and any outdoor activity.

She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Ava Lowe Lawman (Tab) and Edgar Huell Lawman Jr.; and brothers: Ted, Sam and Tom Lawman.

She is survived by her brother, David Lawman (Terry); and nieces: Emily (Michael) Prater, Dr. Hannah Lawman, Audrey Lawman and Laura (Ben) Burrell; and six great-nieces and nephews.

The family would like to acknowledge the special love and care of Carolyn Moore and longtime family member, Debra Willis, both “sisters” to Elsie; and caregiver, Sylvia Pitts.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021, at Elkmont Baptist Church at 2 p.m. The family will receive friends for one hour prior to the service.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of your choice.

You are invited to share a personal memory of Elise or your condolences with her family at her online memorial located at

Companion Funeral & Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements.


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