Arliene Lawson Young, 76, of Marshalltown, died Friday, Feb. 2, 1996, in Marshalltown. Memorial service will be 2 p.m. Saturday at the Fremont Funeral Chapel of Fremont, the Rev. Dean Sires officiating. Interment: Cedar Township Cemetery north of Fremont. A memorial fund has been established.
Mrs. Young was born Feb. 27, 1919, in Burnsville, Minn. [Marshall Co., IA], to Chester Ray and Ella Barry Jones. She was a 1938 graduate of Marshalltown High School. In 1939, she married Warren Lee “Doc” Lawson in Marshalltown. He was part of the Big Band era and she traveled with the band and did most of their bookings. He died Dec. 28, 1954. She married Harris Young in 1958 in Marshalltown. He died in 1974.
Survivors include a son” Warren Lawson of Marshalltown; three stepsons: Fred Lawson of Atlanta, Ca., Don Lawson of Bringham, Utah, and Royal Young of Albion; two stepdaughters: Louis Holberg of Boulder, Colo., and Lucina Young of Cedar Rapids; one grandchild; one great-grandchild; nine step grandchildren; a brother, Robert Jones of Elgin, Ill.; and sister, Nita Lubben of Cedar Rapids.
She was preceded in death by her parents and by both husbands.
Contributed by: Shelli Steedman