Karen E. C. Lawson, 72, of Jackson passed away November 16, 2015 at Jackson Manor.

She was born July 27, 1943, in Niota, Illinois, daughter of Clarence and Laura Livingston Boyle.

Karen was employed for 15 years at Major Custom Cable, retiring in 2008.

Loving survivors include a son, Robin (Melissa) Siegfried of Richland, Iowa; a daughter, Sheila (Herby) Snider of Water Valley, Kentucky; seven grandchildren, Shyenne Friese, Mandy Cox, Brittney and Waylyn Myers, Cole, Morgan, and Austin Siegfried; a sister, Donna Schmidt of Shawneetown.

She was preceded in death by her parents; a son, Jeff Siegfried; and two brothers.

Private arrangements by McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

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