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Reba Gail (Thomas) Lawler

November 1, 1944 ~ August 20, 2023 (age 78) 78 Years Old
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In Loving Memory of Reba Gail Thomas Lawler

Muscle Shoals, AL

November 1, 1944 – August 20, 2023

With heavy hearts, we announce the passing of our beloved Reba Gail Thomas Lawler who touched our lives with her unwavering love, radiant smile, and her enchanting musical talents. She was called to her Lord on August 20, 2023, leaving behind a legacy that will forever resonate in our hearts.

Born on November 1, 1944, Reba brought a symphony of joy into the lives of all those fortunate enough to know her. Music was the language through which she expressed her emotions and shared her experiences. From a tender age of four, she began singing sacred harp and it was evident that her fingers danced with grace upon the strings of her guitar, or the keys of her piano. Her voice could transform ideas into melody throughout her life.

Beyond her role as a musician, Reba was a beacon of love and compassion. Her love for music was matched only by her love for her family, and her legacy lives on in the melodies she shared and the love she gave.

Reba is preceded in death by her husband Delton "Peanut" Lawler; parents, Virgil and Myrtie May Thomas; brother, Lecil Thomas (Tommie Jane); and sister Betty Thomas.

She is survived by her daughter, Jennie Thacker (Bret); daughter, Tammy Johnson; son, Charles Lawler (Molly); grandchildren, Kimber Peebles (Corey), Dustin Lawler (Elle), Jacob Johnson, Jeremy Johnson, Collin Lawler, Jaxson Lawler, and Maci Lawler; great grandchildren Audrey Peebles, Amelia Peebles, Gatlin Lawler and Londyn Lawler; Sisters, Carolyn Thomas; Judy Thomas; also, a very special relationship with her niece, Candy Dodson.

Visitation will be Saturday, August 26,2023 from 1:00-3:00 PM at Colbert Memorial Chapel, Tuscumbia.  Service will immediately follow in the chapel and a graveside service will be held following. Reba will be laid to rest beside her husband of 54 years in Colbert Memorial Gardens. Friends and family are invited to gather and celebrate the life of Reba Gail Thomas Lawler, her memory will forever remain in our hearts. The family would like to express their gratitude for the outpouring of love and support during this difficult time.

Presiding the service will be Brother Seth Hood.

Pallbearers will be Charles Lawler, Dustin Lawler, Collin Lawler, Jaxson Lawler, Corey Peebles, and Bret Thacker.

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August 26, 2023

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674

Funeral Service
August 26, 2023

3:00 PM
Colbert Memorial Chapel
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674


Colbert Memorial Gardens
700 Hwy 43 South
Tuscumbia, AL 35674


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