History of the Restoration Movement

Lawson Jackson Anderson


Preachers Of Today Entry - 1959

Lawson Jackson Anderson, 758 Mellette Ave., S.W., Huron, South Dakota;

Home Congregation; Wisconsin Ave.;

Birth: Harvest, Ala.. Aug. 12, 1920;

Baptized by; J. D. Boyd, Aug. 8, 1934;

Wife: Pearl Kirk, Married: Sept. 24, 1942; Children; James O., 14, Charles R., 11;

Began Preaching: Brownsboro, Ala., Oct. 20, 1940.

Colleges: David Lipscomb College, 2 yrs.;

Churches Served; Wells, Nev., 1942- 44, Midvale, Ida., 1944-49, Peace Creek and Sylvia, Kan., 1949-51, Kalispell, Mont., 1951-53, Calgary, Alberta, Canada, 1954, Huron, S. Dak., 1954—;

Meetings: Peace Creek, Kan., Watertown, S. Dak., Vermillion, S. Dak., Midvale, Ida., Kal- ispell, Mont;

Permanent Contact: James W. Anderson, Route 1, Harvest, Ala.;

Other Facts: Worked in concentrated effort in Salt Lake City in 1942. Radio: CKXL Calgary, Alberta, Canada, weekly. KIJV Huron. S. Dak., weekly.

TV: KDLO Garden City, S. Dak. Spent several years in mission field without adequate support. Learned the carpentry trade to supplement income. This skill has been used for the Cause of Christ in many places.

Source: Preachers of Today, Vol. II, The Gospel Advocate Company, c.1959, page 12.

Supplemental Info: In the 1970s and early 1980s the Andersons worked in York, Nebraska. Their last years were spent in North Alabama.


Lawson Jackson Anderson, 92, of Madison passed away Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at Madison Hospital.

Mr. Anderson was born in Harvest, Alabama August 12, 1920.

Mr. Anderson was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years Pearl Kirk Anderson.

Mr. Anderson was a life long member and minister of the Church of Christ.

Mr. Anderson is survived by two sons Jim and wife Kathy Anderson; Charles and wife Cathy Anderson; six grandchildren and their spouses; 10 great grandchildren; sister Ermagene Laxson and a number of nieces and nephews.

Funeral service will be Saturday, January 26, 2013 2:00pm at the West Huntsville Church of Christ with Glenn Colley and Paul Owen officiating. Burial will follow at Athens City Cemetery. Visitation will be from noon until 2:00pm at the church.

Contributions to West Huntsville Church of Christ Building Fund or charity of your choice.

Berryhill Funeral Home is assisting family.

Source: http://www.themadisonrecord.com/2013/01/28/lawson-jackson-anderson-jan-23-2013/

Directions To Grave

In North Alabama, take I-65 to Exit 351, Hwy. 72, in Athens. Head west and turn right on Hwy. 31. In about a half mile, turn left on Hobbs St. Go a quarter mile and you will see the cemetery on the left. Enter the main entrance up the hill. There will be a parking are on the right, but go left to get into the cemtery. Turn left at the top of the hill, and in about 30 yards bear to the right. Go to the second crossroad and look to your left for an upright marker: ANDERSON. This is the grave location of Lawson Jackson Anderson.

GPS Location
34.802198, -86.961803

Pearl Kirk Anderson
Mar. 12, 1921
July 16, 2007
In Loving Memory

Lawson Jackson Anderson
August 12, 1920
January 23, 2013
He Fought The Good Fight

Photos Taken 2.6.2015
Webpage produced 6.6.2016
Courtesy Of Scott Harp

Special Recognition: Thanks to C. Wayne Kilpatrick for helping to find the grave of L.J. Anderson.


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