Gerald Lawler was born on September 19, 1964, to the union of Melvin Lawler Jr. and Fannie Maude Lawler in Talladega, Al.
Mr. Lawler confessed Jesus Christ and united with Morning Star Baptist Church when he was a child. He received his formal education in the Talladega City School System. He was employed at Wehadkee Yarn Mill for 17 years before he injured his back at his last employment where he became disabled. He was an avid Auburn fan. He loved talking about and working on his cars. His favorite car was his 1964 Chevrolet Impala SS. He loved his grandchildren (who had his heart), family and friends.
On Friday, December 9, 2022, Gerald was called to his eternal rest while a patient at East Alabama Medical Center. He was preceded in death by his parents, Melvin Jr. and Fannie Maude Lawler; Grandparents, Melvin Sr. and Lorena Lawler; Grandmother, Alma Hutchinson Tanner; Brother, Terell Lawler and Sister, Victoria Lawler.
He leaves to cherish his memories: his fiancé, Sallie Moton; two sons, Christopher Lavon White, Gerald Chastin Twyman; one daughter, Taundria Skye Lawler; nine grandchildren, Sierra White, Christian White, Andrian White, Brooklyn White, Kensley White, Jeremiah White, Jackson White, Jazzlyn White and Israel Ragland; Stepmother, Lavod Lawler; five brothers, Jeffrey Lawler, Ambrose Lawler, Winfred Lawler, Derrod Lawler and Christopher Morris; four sisters, Rosiland Jemison, Ledra (Donrick) Duncan, Grecian Booker and Nicol (Bruce) Pettway; and a host of Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, and other relatives.