BUFFALO — Mrs. Mary Elizabeth Grogan Lawson, 89, widow of Wallace Bogan Lawson, 542 Meadow Woods Road, Buffalo, went home to be with the Lord, Friday, June 15, 2012.
Mrs. Lawson was born in Union County, Nov. 26, 1922, a daughter of the late Charlie Victor Grogan and Beatrice Callicutt Grogan. She was retired from Her Majesty Industries and was a faithful member of Putman Baptist Church. Mrs. Lawson was the last surviving member of her immediate family.
Surviving are two daughters, Susan Elizabeth Ward and husband John of Buffalo and Mary Wallace Lawson of the home; one granddaughter, Lauren Elizabeth Ward of Buffalo; special cousins, Olin Callicutt and James Callicutt, both of Spartanburg; special children, Andrew Peace, Morgan Peace, Chase Heatherly and Caleb Garner; a number of nieces and nephews; and her special Boston Terrier, Roxy.
Mrs. Lawson was predeceased by two sisters, Myrtle Lawson and Bertie Knox; and two brothers, Horace Grogan and Robert Grogan.
Funeral services will be held 11 a.m. Monday, June 18, 2012 at Putman Baptist Church conducted by Rev. Rick Henderson, Rev. Bob Cato, and Rev. Donald Tillman. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
Active pallbearers will be Scott Brewington, Charlie Childers, Chris Ketterman, David Garner, Kevin Garner, Grady Carson and Andrew Peace.
The following are asked to assemble at the church at 10:45 a.m. Monday to form the honorary escort: Tom Lawson, John Lawson, Everette Smith, Stan Ketterman, Pete Brewington, Alfred Moore, Theron Adams, Joe Robinson, and Randy George.
Visitation will be held 6-7:30 p.m. Sunday evening at the S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home.
The family wishes to express their gratitude to the following caregivers, Ruth Hancock, Virginia Epps, Brenda Belue, Judy White, Doris Garner and Dr. Yirenkyi and the staff and nurses of Wallace Thomson Hospital.
The family will be at the home of her daughter Susan and John Ward, 566 Meadow Woods Road, Buffalo.
The S.R. Holcombe Funeral Home, Inc.