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Karen Elaine Lawson


Karen Elaine Lawson, age 63, of Dallas, TX passed away on Thursday, February 24, 2022. Funeral services will be at Anderson-Clayton Funeral Home on Thursday, March 3, 2022, in Terrell, TX at 2:00 PM. Visitation will be from 1:00PM to 2:00PM prior to the service at Anderson-Clayton Bros. Funeral Home.


Karen was born on January 24, 1959, in Dallas, TX to Claude Sheats Jr. and Maria De Los Angelos Ibarra Sheats. She graduated from Spruce High School in Dallas, TX. She was very dedicated and a hard worker as a clerk at the DMU Unit at the Dallas County Sheriff's Department where she enjoyed working with her co-workers for 9 years.

She loved to travel and went on many of trips all over the United States, she had a huge collection of jewelry, loved listening to country music and she was very artistic.  


She is survived by her loving husband of 44 years James Lawson, sister Carla Streeter, brothers: Jeorge Reyes, Oscar Ibarra, Edward Ibarra, Claude E. Sheats and Randy G. Sheats, stepchildren Jeff Lawson and Chad Lawson, 5 grandchildren and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and other beloved family and friends who will miss her dearly.


Karen was preceded in death by her parents Claude Sheats Jr. and  Maria De Los Angelos Ibarra Sheats, father-in-law Myron Lawson and mother-in-law Wanda Lawson, brother Chris Sheats and her grandparents Claude Sheats Sr. and Pearl Green Sheats.


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Mrs.Lawson it has being a pleasure getting to know you enjoy the talks we shared and will be miss very much and bless your family during this sad times: God Bless.

Bonnie Cooper Mar 2 2022 11:28 PM

A beautiful collection of photos of a life well lived. I hope you and Jack are doing the two step up there. God Bless.

Cheryl Duke Mar 2 2022 7:00 PM

A photo was added for Karen Elaine Lawson

Edward Ibarra Mar 2 2022 1:29 PM

It was an honor to have known you.
May we meet again.

Stephen Butler Mar 2 2022 10:18 AM

Karen you're such a sweet lady. I know you will be missed rest in peace. So sorry for the families loss Betty Rodgers

Betty Rodgers Mar 2 2022 7:24 AM

Prayers for Karen's family. I enjoyed reconnecting with her at the Spruce ladies lunches.
Beverly Sealy

Beverly Sealy Mar 2 2022 7:20 AM

Praying for the family. So sorry for your loss.

D.Taylor Mar 2 2022 1:55 AM

Ms. Lawson was a sweet lady! I will remember her always. My Condolences and prayers Mr. Lawson to you and the family. .💐💐🙏🏾❤️

Rhonda Mason Mar 1 2022 9:34 PM

For the last 25 years+ I have sent you a message on your birthday (01/24). If it's ok with you big sis, I'm gonna keep doing that. I love you, Claude (aka Shorty)

Claude E Sheats Mar 1 2022 4:08 PM

Earth is missing an angel 😇. Thank God you got your wings to be with Christ. Many blessings to you Jim. I love 💘 you both!

Tonica S Sheats Mar 1 2022 3:19 PM

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