Nita Lawson

Obituary of Nita Joyce Lawson

Nita Joyce Lawson, age 70, of Camdenton, Missouri passed away Sunday, April 3, 2022 at her home in Camdenton.

Nita was born March 20, 1952 in Lebanon, Missouri, the daughter of Earl and Sophia (Rector) Weddle.

On February 14, 1976, Nita was united in marriage to Thomas “Marty” Lawson in Springfield, Missouri, not knowing it would be the best thing ever. They shared 46 years together at the time of her passing. In 1982, they moved to Austin, Texas and lived there for many years until 2014 and then moved back to Missouri to be close to family. She got to see 2 great-grandkids being born with another on the way. She had an abundance of friends that she also called her family. She was a beautiful woman that will be missed forever.  

Nita is survived by her husband Marty Lawson of the home; her daughter Taunja Lawson (Jeff Spry) of Climax Springs, Missouri; step-son Jamie Lawson (Amy) of Smith Station, Alabama; two grandchildren Austin Jones (Hailey) and Kaitlyn Meyer (Marshal); two great-grandchildren London and Barrett Meyer; one great-grandchild Hudson Jones on the way; nieces Kelly Jeff (Webster) of Camdenton, Missouri and Heather Burlingame-Lawson of Kansas City, Missouri; one nephew Thomas Lawson of Kansas City, Missouri; and many other relatives and friends.

Nita was preceded in death by her parents Earl and Sophia Weddle; infant brother J.D Weddle and two brothers Bub and Eddie Weddle.

Services will be held at a later date.


Will be held at a later date.