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Lonnie McKinley Lawson

Lonnie McKinley Lawson, 86 of Carthage passed away Wednesday September 16, 2020.


Mr. Lawson was born in Surry Co a son of the late William Cornelius McKinley Lawson and Pearl Irene Gibbons Lawson. He was a Korean War Army Veteran and a talented string musician. Lonnie was preceded in death by siblings, Lethia Jamerson, Gladys Haire, Lelar Cooper, Lular Gregory, Claude Lawson, Esker Lawson, Herman Lawson and Hilmer Lawson.


Mr. Lawson is survived by his wife, Edna Lee Jones Lawson; daughters, Linda Murchison (Dale) of Cameron, and Tammy Lynn Shenkel (John) of Stem; son, Ricky Lee Lawson of Sanford; five grandchildren, eight great grandchildren, and one great-great-grandson; sister, Frances Baker Scissoms of Sanford.


Services will be private  

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Daddy was such a loving wonderful daddy and loved by anyone that knew him, he is an angel always always watching over us

Linda Sep 17 2020 12:00 AM

Linda, I worked with you at hospice. I am so sorry about your Daddy. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Deborah Yarborough Sep 17 2020 12:00 AM

I remember always going over to their house and listening to him talk and tell stories. I miss and love you grandpa

emily Sep 17 2020 12:00 AM

No sweeter more loving daddy has ever walked the earth.

Tammy Sep 17 2020 12:00 AM

A candle was lit in memory of Lonnie Lawson

Andy & Dorline (Rose) Nelson - Edgewater, Florida Sep 17 2020 12:00 AM

Praying for all. Mr. Lawson was a hard worker & always ; put family 1st. Love y'all & praying u feel our Lord's let ving arms around all of f u; during this time & always!!

Linda Collins Sep 17 2020 12:00 AM