Mr. Dayton Lawler

Dayton Lawler, age 96, of Hodges, Alabama, passed away Saturday, November 28, 2009 at Marion Regional Nursing Home in Hamilton, Alabama.

Visitation, 5:00 - 8:00 p.m., Sunday, November 29, 2009 at the Hamilton Funeral Home.  Funeral service, 2:00 p.m., Monday, November 30, 2009 at the Hodges Church of Christ.  Steve Gober officiating.  Burial in Mt. Olive Cemetery, Hodges, Alabama.

Mr. Lawler was born July 17, 1913 in Marion County, Alabama to the late Steve N. and Alma Taylor Lawler.  He was a Retired Farmer.  Dayton was a farmer and lived most of his life in Hodges, Alabama, where he was a shining example of Christian Faith and loved all who knew him.  He was a member of Hodges Church of Christ.  Dayton was baptized into Christ at an early age.  He was always ready to lend a helping hand with a smile on his face.  After his wife Maude's death, he continued to work her flower gardens and gave away flowers to all who wanted them.

Mr. Lawler is survived by 1 sister-in-law, Ava Lawler; 3 nieces, Clara Ann Rogers, Suzanne Smith, and Sara Dee McIlvane; and a host of nieces, nephews, friends, and his special Church family.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Steve N. and Alma Taylor Lawler; his wife, Maude Glen Lawler; 3 brothers, Walker Lawler, Guy Lawler, and Toy Lawler.

Hamilton Funeral Home directing, 150 Falcon Circle., P.O. Box 274, Hamilton, AL. 205-921-3197 - Fax: 205-921-3790. Hackleburg Funeral Home - P.O. Box 169, Hackleburg, AL. 35564 - 205-935-3854 - Fax: 205-921-3790.

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