Geraldine (Jerrie) Mildred Scott Lawless



Geraldine (Jerrie) Mildred Scott Lawless

April 18, 1935 — November 1, 2019

Geraldine (Jerrie) Mildred Scott Lawless passed away peacefully and joined her Heavenly Father on Nov. 1, 2019, at the age of 84. She was born on April 18, 1935, to Jeff Davis “Babe” Scott and Laura Ellen (Clinger) Scott in Llano, Texas.

After graduation from Llano High School, she moved to Austin where she met her future husband, Bobby Dean Lawless, by accident through a phone call at the boarding house where she lived.

They raised four children in Rosenberg, Texas, and spent most vacations exploring, hunting and fishing at the family property along the Llano River.

She worked for 26 years for the State of Texas and retired to her childhood home in Llano with Bob. She loved family trips and reunions at which she always carried her camera. She enjoyed researching and sharing her family genealogy. During her retirement, she worked part-time for many years at the Llano County Historical Museum.

Geraldine was a member and volunteer at the First Baptist Church in Llano. She was devoted to her family and cherished her many friendships.

She is preceded in death by her parents; sister, Mary Vick Hamilton; brother, Allie Clinger Scott; beloved husband, Bob of 48 years; and son, Scott Edward Lawless.

Surviving family who will cherish Geraldine’s memory are her daughters, Karla Leslie and Lisa Craft and husband Jon; son, David Lawless; and daughter-in-law, Jill Bates Lawless; grandchildren, James Leslie, Jenna Leslie, Joshua Craft and wife Ashtyn, Kayla Craft Granger and husband Drew, and Lucas Lawless; great-grandchildren, Harper Claire and Ridge Craft; numerous cousins; nieces; and nephews.

Donations in Geraldine’s memory can be made to Hill Country Community Action Association.

Visitation will be held at 9:30 a.m. at Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Chapel in Llano, Texas Saturday, Nov. 9. A celebration of Geraldine’s life will be held on Saturday, Nov. 9 at 10:30 a.m. at the Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Chapel in Llano. Burial will follow at Board Branch Cemetery in Lone Grove, Texas at 2 p.m.

Funeral arrangements made under the direction of Waldrope-Hatfield-Hawthorne Funeral Homes, Inc. Llano, Texas. E-mail condolences may be sent to

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