Dora Catherine Burns Lawton
Funeral Date: 2/9/2014

Catherine Burns Lawton, age 102, of Warren, Ar. died Friday February 7, at Bradley County Medical Center. Born July 18, 1911 in El Dorado, AR. a daughter of the late Hardy H. Burns and Myrtie Burns she was a homemaker and she was one of Jehovah's Witnesses. Also preceding her in death was her husband Abner Ray Lawton, daughter Myrtie Jean Sedberry, grandchild Jocelyn Sedberry, numerous brothers and sisters. Survivors are 1 grandson David Sedberry, North Little Rock, AR. 2 great-grandchildren Amelia Sedberry, Dannette Upman. 2 great-great-grandchildren Dustyn Beau Sedberry, Estelle Jocelyn Zamora. Funeral services were 1:30 p.m. Sunday February 9, at Frazerís Chapel with Steve Mann officiating. Burial was in Oakland Cemetery by Frazerís Funeral Home. Active pallbearers were Mike Mercer, Jerry Gates, Nazaire Minton, Randy Wooldridge, John Wooldridge and Boyce Hamlet.



Name: Robert and Donna Ozment
Message: David, we are so sorry to hear of the loss of your grandmother. She was a wonderful friend to us while we lived in Warren. Very sweet lady.

Name: Donna Ashcraft
Message: David, please accept my condolences. "Miss Dora" was a wonderful lady and so many people loved and adored her as I did. She was precious. Now her diligence has paid off and she is with her Master. Thinking of you and your family with my prayers for you all.

Name: Charles Landers
Message: David, I was so sorry to hear of your grandmother's passing. She will certainly be missed by many. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Jean Bowen
Message: So sorry for your loss.

Name: bob & Laverne Laster
Message: Prayers for the family, She was loved by all who knew her..

Name: brenda ezell
Message: Aunt Dora was a amazing woman and Aunt, she will be miss by so many. RIP Aunt Dora

Name: Sandra K. (Clark) Word
Message: David & Family: So sorry about Mrs. Dora. What a sweet and wonderful woman she was! She was such a devoted Witness, and knew the Bible oh so well! Such a remarkable woman who will most definately be missed by all who knew her!!!

Name: Jo Ann Stone Johnson
Message: I knew Mrs. Dora as my aunt, Mabel Burns, was her sister-in-law; knew Myrtie Jean well too. We played together at Aunt Mabel's.

Name: Patsy R. Smith

Name: Rick and Lauri Beckner
Message: David, So sad to hear of the loss of Granny. However, Her religious philosophy demands that we express joy in her leaving this phase of her life. That said, Great joy to her for her reunification with Granpa Ray, both at the feet of our Master. She will be missed.

Name: Ricky Green
Message: What an amazing lady! She was such a bright spot in all the lives she touched and will be missed!

Name: Larry & Robbie Reaves
Message: David, Your grandmother was a very nice lady. Always upbeat and polite.

Name: Alice Trantham Hill
Message: David, so sorry about Mrs. Dora. She was loved by many and will be missed.

Name: Traci Tutor
Message: David, sorry to hear about Mrs. Dora. I, know I was just one of many blessed to know her. I can just picture her smile as she's rejoicing in her reward now.

Name: James Wright
Message: David, so sorry for your loss. You and your family is in my thoughts and prayers.

Name: Dorothy (Dee Dee) Williams Arellano
Message: I remember dear Sister Lawton from years ago with fondness. My mother, Dorothy Williams, from Fordyce, AR, loved her so. We look forward to the promised resurrection to see her again.

Name: Roger and Lana Bodiford
Message: Thinking of all her family. Dora was spiritual mother to many.

Name: Dorothy Nevels Sharp
Message: I loved her like a second mother. I wondered about her almost every day. I am sorry for your loss.

Name: Timothy Calvert
Message: David, sorry to hear about your grandmother's passing.