Mrs. Dorothy Jean Lawson

Mrs. Dorothy Jean Lawson age 89 of Gaylesville, AL passed away Friday, October 6, 2023 at a local healthcare facility following a long illness.

Mrs. Lawson was born January 14, 1934 to the late Elmus Johnson and Ophelia Mobbs Johnson Lawson. She was retired from the U.S. Postal Service and was a member of Gaylesville Methodist Church. She enjoyed cooking, cleaning, reading, and spending time with her grandchildren and family.

Along with her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Junior Lawson; and sister, Coleen Myrick.

Survivors include her sons, Terry (Jill) Lawson and Dale Lawson; sister, Juanita McElrath; and grandchildren, Tera (Kevin) Walker, Russ (Tracey) Bishop, Michael Lawson, Tyler (Kathryn) Lawson, Gable Lawson, and Landon Lawson.

Graveside & interment services to celebrate the life of Mrs. Lawson will be held at 2:00 (GA time) Sunday October 8 at Weiss Lake Memorial Garden with the grandsons serving as pallbearers.

There will be no public visitation.

Friends wishing to attend the service are asked to assemble at the cemetery.

The family would like to extend their appreciation to Cherokee Health and Rehabilitation Center and Pro Health Hospice for their love, care, and compassion shown to Mrs. Lawson during her illness.

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Arrangements are provided by Mason Funeral Home- Summerville, GA.

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