Patricia Ann Lawwill

Oct 4th, 1944 - Jan 25th, 2019


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Sat, Feb. 2nd, 2019 12:00 PM ~ 2:00 PM


Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home

Sat, Feb. 2nd, 2019 2:00 PM

Herrin- PATRICIA A. LAWWILL, age 74, of Herrin, passed away at 10:54am on Friday, January 25, 2019 at Herrin Hospital.


Patricia was born in Herrin on October 4, 1944, the daughter of John R. and Evelyn Joyce (Shoemake) Berra.  She married Lindsey Clell Lawwill, Jr, in Herrin on December 19, 1965. Together, they shared forty-two years of marriage. He preceded her in death on December 4, 2008.


Mrs. Lawwill was of Catholic faith. Prior to her retirement, Pat was a stay-at-home mom who later began work as a head bank teller and business secretary. She loved her family and friends.  Pat loved her “second children’, her Yorkshire Terriers, Patch and Nelson.  She loved decorating, entertaining and visiting, a good movie quote, and doing kind things, like delivering cookies and sweets.  She will be dearly missed by all those that knew and loved her.


Survivors include:
Son and Daughter-in-law- Kevin R. and Wendy Lawwill of Mt. Sterling, Kentucky
Daughter and Son-in-law- Michelle and Brandon Johnson of Herrin, IL
Grandson- Nathan Lawwill of Edwardsville, IL

Several Step Brothers and Sisters

Mrs. Lawwill was preceded in death by her parents, John and Evelyn Berra, step-father- John F. Seymour, and husband- Lindsey Lawwill.


Memorial services will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home in Herrin.  A time of visitation will be held from noon until 2pm on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home.


For those who prefer, memorial donations may be made to the American Diabetes Association or the American Cancer Society. Envelopes will be available and accepted at Johnson-Hughes Funeral Home; 201 S. 13th Street; Herrin, IL 62948.


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5 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Charlotte Smith

    From: Greenville, North Carolina

    Date: January 26, 2019

    Pat was one of my dearest friends in high school. My sincere condolences to the family.

  • Guest: Liz

    From: Energy, Illinois

    Date: January 27, 2019

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the Lawill family.. Randy and Liz Hastings

  • Guest: Gynelle Baccus

    From: Carterville, Illinois

    Date: January 27, 2019

    Pat was such a gracious hostess and so talented in decorating her home. We shared lots of laughs over the years. I will miss my friend! Praying for her family.

  • Guest: Melanie Smith

    From: Herrin, Illinois

    Date: January 27, 2019

    So sorry for your loss Kevin and Michelle! Although I hadn’t seen her in a while I remember her being a very kind person. I pray God comforts you and your families with grace and peace.

  • Guest: Tammy Beckett

    From: Herrin, Illinois

    Date: February 6, 2019

    Kevin and Michelle, I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers for you and your families.