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For Mother's Day 2016: 'In Honor of my Mother: Marsha Lawson Somers (1929 - 1995)'

Marsha Lillian (Lawson) Somers

A woman of fierce family loyalty.

Date of Birth: March 26, 1929

Father: Ace Levi Lawson (Feb. 1894 - Sept. 1972)

Mother: Ester Anna Stone (Jan. 1908 - Dec. 1998)

Marriage to Jesse C. Somers: March 26, 1957

Mother went to be with the Lord on New Year's Eve, (December 31, 1995) after a brief battle (approximately 6 months) with cancer. She was buried at Millers Chapel in Pettis County, Missouri, on January 5, 1996 during a soft snowfall which was mother's favorite seasonal event. (I can remember being ill in bed as a young child and mother taking a laundry basket outside to catch some snowflakes to bring into me; we both loved the soft snow so much.)

Mom and Dad 1975 But I would not have you to be ignorant, brethren, concerning them which are asleep, that ye sorrow not, even as others which have no hope. For if we believe that Jesus died and rose again, even so them also which sleep in Jesus will God bring with him. For this we say unto you by the word of …