Mrs. Edna Bailey Lawson, age 96, a resident of Harriman, Tennessee went to be with the Lord on Saturday, June 7, 2014 at the Harriman Care and Rehabilitation Center in Harriman. She was born March 13, 1918 in Kingston, Tennessee to Edgar Evan Bailey and Gertrude Neal Bailey. Mrs. Lawson was a long-time member of Riverside Baptist Church in Harriman. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and an outstanding homemaker.
In addition to her parents, she was proceeded in death by her husband, Andrew James “A.J.” Lawson; son, Michael Wayne Lawson; sister, Carline Stout; and brothers,
Leslie Bailey and Carl Bailey.
Son and daughter-in-law: James Leslie “J.L.” and Barbara Lawson of Rockwood, TN
Daughter-in-law: Donna Lawson of Kingston, TN
Grandchildren: Judy Blake, Jennifer Steele, James Lawson, and Tiffany Webster, all of Rockwood, TN
Stephanie Lawson of Harriman, TN
Nine great grandchildren
Four great-great grandchildren
Several nieces and nephews
Very special friend: Cindy Jones of Kingston, TN
The family will receive friends Tuesday, June 10, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon at the Evans Mortuary. Funeral services will follow on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at 12:00 noon from the Chapel of Evans Mortuary with Rev. Mason Goodman officiating. Graveside services and interment will follow in the Odd Fellows Cemetery in Rockwood. Memorial contributions may be made to the Riverside Baptist Church Benevolence Fund; 629 Clinch Street; Harriman, TN 37748.