In Memory of



Obituary for John Lawhorne

John Archie Lawhorne was born March 23, 1947 to the late Martha Lawhorne. John completed his formal high school education. He continued his education attending top rated universities earning several degrees from Northwestern State University located in Natchitoches, Louisiana and St. Mary’s University Law located in San Antonio, Texas. John had the desire to serve his country joining the United States Army. He completed numerous tours in Panama and Vietnam. John received an Honorable Discharge serving thirty-eight years for a job well done. John learned early on in life the importance of family, strong principles, hard work, devoted work ethic and doing what is right which he instilled in his children. He was known to be a devoted and loving father to his children and was always someone you can count on, a shoulder to lean or cry on and always there when you needed him. John was proceeded in death by his daughter, Shannon S. Lawhorne, Malinda M. Lawhorne, two granddaughters, Iesha C. Lawhorne, Tasha D. Lawhorne and his lifelong partner, Vera Nichols. He leaves to cherish his memory his children, Brondolynn Lawhorne-Fromholz, Allen Lawhorne, Natasha Lawhorne Johnson, Teresa Turner of Maryland and Sylvia White; sister, Tracy Lawhorne Blake; a tribe of grandchildren, great grandchildren, family and friends. John will be deeply missed.