William Glen Lawhon
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Pastor William Glen Lawhon, 76, died Tuesday evening at his residence following an extended illness. He was the son of the late L.C. and Obie O. Collins Lawhon. He had made Lake City his home since 1982 after moving here from Jasper, FL. He was a member of the Parkview Baptist Church. Glen pastored several churches in North Florida and was the Pastor of Eastside Baptist Church from 1982-1994. He then served as chaplain at Columbia Correction Institution from 1994 until 2004. He held various positions in the Baptist Association and Middle Florida Baptist Assembly Campground, also with the Florida Baptist Convention. He was a member on the board of Trustees of Florida Baptist Children's Home. He also was on the Florida Baptist nominating committee, he was a member of Campers on Mission and the Florida Baptist Disaster Relief. He was on the founding board of the Christian Service Center. He enjoyed woodworking, being a mechanic, fishing, camping and helping others with electrical jobs.
He is survived by his wife of fifty-six years Betty J. Lawhon, Lake City, FL; one son William G. Lawhon, (Bill) Jr. (Dee Dee) Live Oak, FL. One daughter Laura Domingue (Mike) Lake City, FL; and one sister Marcella Nalley (Jim) Marietta, GA. And three grandchildren also survive.
Funeral services will be conducted Friday September 23, 2016 at 11:00 AM at the Dees-Parrish Family Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Bret Patterson assisted by Reverend Mike Tatem. Visitation with the family will be held one hour prior to service time at the chapel. Interment will follow in the Fellowship Baptist Church Cemetery. DEES-PARRISH FAMILY FUNERAL HOME is in charge of all arrangements. 458 South Marion Avenue Lake City, FL 32025

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Published in Lake City Reporter on Sep. 22, 2016.
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October 17, 2016
As a cousin Glen was so very highly thought of and always will be. He was there in times of happiness, troubles and sorrow. For years I probably caused him a pain, thankfully that ended almost four years ago and it was with joy that we had our last visit (though in a time of sorrow). I know he is in a better place now.
John and Jane Godwin
September 29, 2016
Our condolences to the Lawhon family.
Tony & Felicia Anderson
September 25, 2016
Leon High School, Class of 1958...we will miss him in our roster of graduates! He spent a lifetime praising God, and now he has joined Him in another life. Time sure has passed quickly!
Dianne (Pittelkow) Harris
September 25, 2016
A line from a favorite poem of mine reads: "To live in hearts we leave behind is not to die." I know Glen will live on in many hearts because he touched many lives. Sending heartfelt condolences to the family during this difficult times. May you find peace in knowing that he is soaring with the angels and free from suffering.
Linda Corbett-Croy
September 23, 2016
Bother Glenn was my pastor when I was at East side Church. Sending love and prayers to Mrs. Betty and the family. May God give you peace and comfort during this time. Barbara Bryant Joiner.
Barbara JOINER
September 22, 2016
We know that y'all will surely miss him. Our memories of him will live on. To us he was a good teacher /preacher. And this says a whole lot. David and I are very glad to have known him during his stay with us at new hope Baptist church in jasper.
David/karen Goolsby
September 22, 2016
Glenn was a wonderful friend and cousin. He was well loved and will be sorely missed. Our sincere Condolences
John Godwin
September 22, 2016
Fly high with the angels Uncle Glen. My thoughts and prayers are with you Aunt Betty, Laura and Bill.
Debbie Baineau-Pritchard
September 22, 2016
Glen Lawhon, along with Roy Morrison, taught me all that I know about being a good chaplain in the Florida Dept. of Corrections. I will always remember him fondly. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family at this difficult time.
James Bradley
September 21, 2016
Brother Lawson was a great friend and mentor. He married both our girls a d was our pastor for many years. He fought the good fight of faith and is now reaping his rewards in heaven. Prayers for Ms Betty..Bill and Laura..he will be truly missed
Jim and Barbara Sapp
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