Tracy Ann Lawson of Buffalo, Missouri was born February 5, 1986 in Sacramento, California, to Donna and Jack Lawson. She moved to Buffalo as a child and was raised by Donna and Rick Jenkins. She graduated from Buffalo High School in 2004. She lived in Buffalo until she passed away on February 3, 2021 at the age of 34.
Tracy loved to spend time drawing, entertaining her nieces and nephews, and taking long walks to her grandmother’s house. She loved cats more than people. Tracy was a faithful Christian; she was baptized at Bible Baptist Church on April 12, 2000.
Thank you to Dallas County Shriners and Dr. Paul for sponsoring her.
Tracy was preceded in death by her Grandpa, Thomas Patten; Aunt, Lucy Patten; Grandma, Irene Billingsley.
She is survived by her parents Donna Patten and Richard Jenkins of Buffalo, Missouri; two brothers Ricky Jenkins of Springfield, Missouri, and Jack Lawson of Buffalo, Missouri; three sisters Janice Duff and Danny Stamper of Blue Springs, Missouri, Jessica Lawson and Bruce Gruver of Springfield, Missouri, and Samantha and husband Mark Salinas of Nixa, Missouri; one grandmother Ann Patten; and her nine nieces and nephews Alex, Zelda, Leia, Xena, Cloe, Gage, Bella, Brennan, and Kenai.
Funeral services will be 10:00 am Friday, February 12, 2021 in the Cantlon-Otterness & Viets chapel with cremation rites being accorded by the Cantlon-Otterness & Viets Funeral Home of Buffalo, Missouri. Celebration of life luncheon to follow.
There is a Go Fund Me set up online to assist with funeral costs.