, Corbin, KY


July 1, 2014

Evart Lawson

CORBIN — Mr. Evart Clarence “E.C.” Lawson, age 80, of the Mossy Gap Community, passed away on Saturday, June 28, 2014, at the Continue Care Hospital in Corbin.

E.C. entered into this life on July 6, 1933 in Siler, the son of the late John and Lillie Monhollen Lawson. He was united in marriage to Irene Cox and they shared a wonderful life together. He was a member of the Teamsters Union and the Beach Bottom Missionary Baptist Church.

E.C. will be lovingly remembered by his wife: Irene Cox Lawson, of Mossy Gap; his daughter: Charlotte Lay (Robbie), of Mossy Gap; five grandchildren: Brandon Lay, Hope Lay, Cierra Lay, Joshua Lay and Matthew Lay; four sisters: Audrey Ballew, of Siler, Eula Hembree (Don), of Corbin, Claudia Powers, of Corbin, and Ethel McDaries (H.C.), of Corbin; one brother: Johnny Lawson (Peggy), of Corbin; a sister-in-law: Pauline Lawson, of Hamilton, Ohio, and several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter: Lillie Ann Lawson; four sisters: Margaret Lawson, Lucille Lawson, and Sylvia McDaries; and a brother: L.D. Lawson.

Funeral services for Mr. E.C. Lawson will be conducted on Thursday, July 3, 2014 at 2 p.m. at the Beach Bottom Missionary Baptist Church, with the Rev. Waylon Hunter, the Rev. Ronnie Rose, the Rev. Leonard Siler, the Rev. George Peace and the Rev. Larry Callahan officiating. Burial will follow at Peace Cemetery.

Friends may call on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, beginning at 6 p.m. at the O’Neil - Lawson Funeral Home, and on Thursday, July 3, 2014 from noon until 2 p.m. at the church.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Beach Bottom Missionary Baptist Church.

Condolences can be sent at Arrangements have been entrusted to the O’Neil - Lawson Funeral Home.

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