As we retrace the footprints of Cindy Carol Brim Lawson, we can only give thanks for the many lives she touched and enriched along life’s journey.
Cindy began her journey of life on December 30, 1965, in Arkadelphia, Arkansas as the daughter of David an Sandra Mitchell Brim.
She accepted Christ as her personal Lord and Savior and was baptized at Mt. Friendship Baptist Church in Curtis, Arkansas. She later united with the Carrie Street Church of God under the leadership of Rev. Ivory Curry, She remained as a active and faithful member.
She grew up to be a loving, fun-spirited and intelligent young lady. Cindy was a 1984 graduate of Arkadelphia High School where she excelled as a student. Her outgoing personality channeled her into being one of the most popular girls at Arkadelphia High School. Her friends remember her as being the life of the "gathering" at all times.
She furthered her education and received the Bachelor of Science Degree from Henderson State University. She was currently a graduate student at Henderson State where she was pursuing a Master’s Degree.
She was a dedicated employee of the Arkadelphia Human Development Center where she had been employed since 1988. She currently worked as an Administrative Assistant 1. She possessed a nurturing and loving spirit that transcended above her job title.
During all of her 47 seasons, she made friends regardless of race, gender, faith and creed. She freely offered wise counsel, gave generously to those in need and inspired everyone who crossed her path. Family, as well as friends, will miss her sense of humor, smile and love, but will never forget her spirit and compassion. She was a member of the Holly Grove Chapter 381 OES.
She married the love her life, Jermaine “Jay” Lawson on July 24, 2003. The Lord blessed her with four healthy children to raise, love and nurture. She took her role as mother seriously. She worked hard and made many sacrifices to take care of her family. Her children were her pride and joy. She taught them to respect themselves and to follow the golden rule --" treat others as they would want to be treated".
Although Cindy lived what some may call a short life, those who were touched by her understood that the quality of her existence far exceeded the quantity of time many of us spent with her.
She was welcomed to her eternal home by her father David (July 5, 2012). She leaves to celebrate and honor her life’s journey: her husband, Jermaine “Jay” Lawson of Gurdon; her children, Roderick Hill of Chidester, Mark A. Braxil, Jr., of Gurdon, Jelani Lawson of Gurdon, and Lorenzo Lawson of Arkadelphia; her beloved mother, Sandra Brim of Curtis; her sister, Stephanie Brim of Camden, and her brother David, Jr. (Melva) Brim of Houston, TX. She also leaves her aunts and uncles. Elizabeth Williams of Arkadelphia, Dorothy Tucker of Hot Springs, Lucille Smith of Mt. Pine, Mildred Holland of Curtis, Cozetta Duncan, Theopolis Mitchell, Yvonne Harris, Everlene Kenney and Snowrene Henry all of Lansing, MI, Wallace Mitchell of Curtis, Virgil Mitchell of Mt. Pine and Wayne Mitchell of Victorville, CA; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and countless friends.
Public visitation will be held Friday, February 8th from 2:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. No family hour will be held.
A Celebration of Her Life will be held at Mt. Canaan Baptist Church in Gurdon on Saturday, February 9th at 2:30 p.m. Rev. Ivory Curry will serve as the celebrant.
The committal service and final resting place will be in Mt. Friendship Cemetery.
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