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Obituary: Ethel Lawson Greer


BENTON – Mrs. Ethel Lawson Greer, 79, of Benton, LA, went to be with the Lord on October 16, 2016. She was born in Shreveport, LA on December 19, 1936.

She was married to Huey Murphy Greer on August 27, 1954. Mrs. Ethel graduated from Benton High School. She had a career as a secretary for Crystal Oil Company and played piano for 50 years for First Baptist Church in Benton. Mrs. Ethel was a member of Cypress Garden Club. She had a passion for playing the piano, cross stitching, cross word puzzles and taking pictures.

Mrs. Ethel was preceded in death by her parents, Thomas and Pauleen; and brother, Thomas “Hot Shot” Lawson.

Mrs. Ethel is survived by her loving husband of 63 years; son, Murphy Don and wife Lynn Greer; son, John David and wife Lisa Greer; granddaughter, Jessica Greer Laun and husband Dave Laun; granddaughter, Janee Greer Clay and husband Nick Clay; and great granddaughter, Annalise Laun.

Services for Mrs. Ethel will be held at Hill Crest Memorial Chapel on October 19, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. with Bro. Billy Pierce officiating. Interment will follow at Hill Crest Memorial Park. The family will be receiving friends from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at the Chapel.

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Sean Green is managing editor of the Bossier Press-Tribune.


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