Edna Norris Lawson, 96, of Benton, passed away peacefully in her home on Wednesday morning, August 8, 2018. She was a member of Benton Station Baptist Church. She was a former employee of Benton Banking Company and Benton Manufacturing and spent many of her later years caring for her grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Ben S. Lawson; parents, Mr. and Mrs. George W. Norris; six brothers; three sisters; granddaughter, Edie Lane; and grandson, Stanley Guy.
She is survived by her three daughters, Phyllis Guy (Larry), of Benton, Elizabeth Lane (Tom), of Dalton, and Sue Strange (Jerry), of Surfside Beach, SC; son, Ben S. Lawson, Jr. (Alisa), of Riceville; grandchildren, Matt Lane (Tina), of Dalton, Cam Guy, of Knoxville, Meg Guy, of Roan Mountain, Laura Lamb (Tony), of Riceville and Ben S. Lawson III, of Conway, SC; great-grandchildren, Emily Lane, of Dalton, Eli Lane, of Dalton, Hannah DeSherlia, of Riceville and Kelsey DeSherlia, of Riceville.
Funeral services will be at 2:30 p.m. Saturday, Aug.11 at Benton Station Baptist Church, with Jay Edward Whittemore and Reverend Ryan Potts officiating. Interment will follow in the Benton Station Cemetery with a white dove release ceremony concluding the services.
The family will receive friends from noon-2:30 p.m. at the church prior to the service.
We invite you to send a message of condolence and view the Lawson Family guestbook at www.higginsfuneral.com