Helen Y. Lawson



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Helen Y. Lawson

November 25, 1935 ~ November 28, 2014 (age 79)

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Helen Y. Lawson (Maw Maw) 79, passed away peacefully November 28, 2014.  She was born in Greenwood, SC where she met her husband of 59 years, Thomas Jerry from Ninety-Six, SC. 

Helen leaves behind not only her husband Jerry, but her daughters Lynne (husband, David Frazier), Tammy, grandchildren Amanda and Kanen; as well as two sisters Margie Mitchell and Jett Rowland. Also, grandchildren Chris Frazier (wife, Liz), Justin Frazier, Erin Perkins (husband, Ryan) and four great-grandchildren.

She joins her parents, Margaret Elizabeth Hastings and Joel Lee Yancey; her sister Frances Blackston; along with many close friends that journeyed before her. 

A Service of Remembrance followed by a reception will be held at Community in Christ Presbyterian Church on Monday December 1st at 2:00 p.m.  Donations can be made to CIC (5401 Liberty Road, Greensboro, NC 27406), www.freetobreathe.org , or  www.triadSPCA.org .

Helen was loved by all that knew her and in the words of her grandson Kanen she was "a divine grandmother and friend".  The family takes great solace in the fact " Maw Maw's" courageous, dignified battle is over; now she can rest. Cremation services entrusted to Triad Cremation Society & Chapel.




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  • November 29, 2014
    Debbie Edmunds says:
    Uncle Jerry and family...I love you all and feel your pain.  I can only think that Aunt Helen and Moma are catching up on things  and both are smiling at the glory of Heaven right now.  I pray for strength for all of us at this time...I love you Love Debbie Edmunds 96,SC