2010-03-18 / Obituaries

Russell McLean Lawlis Sr.

Russell McLean “Mack” Lawlis Sr, 63, died March 12, 2010 at his residence in Prattville. A native of Grove Hill, Mr. Lawlis was a retired conservation officer with the Alabama Conservation Department. He was a member of the Milton Baptist Church in Jones, the National Wild Turkey Federation, Alabama Peace Officers Association and a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

Survivors include his wife, Dianne Reeves Lawlis of Prattville; one son, Russell McLean (Jennifer) Lawlis Jr. of Wetumpka; daughter, Laura Lawlis (John) Atchison of Plantersville; sister, Pat (Cullen) Presnall of Grove Hill; and six step-grandchildren.

Funeral services were March 15 in the chapel of Lathan Funeral Home in Grove Hill with the Revs. Marion Ball and Larry Mc- Gowin officiating. Interment followed in the Smith Cemetery in the Hebron community of Grove Hill with full honors by the Honor Guard of the Alabama Conservation Department.

Friends may sign an online guest book at www.lathanfuneralhomes.c om.

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