Mary Elizabeth Johnson Lawson



Mary Elizabeth Johnson Lawson, 80, of Medora, Indiana, passed away on August 26, 2017, with her family by her side. She had a long term illness.

She was born June 19, 1937, in Medora, Indiana, to Harry Johnson and Emma Hughes Johnson, both of whom preceded her in death. She married Warren “Bud’ Lawson on October 4, 1957, in Medora and he passed away on May 15, 2002.

She graduated from Medora High School in 1955. She retired from Medora Plastics in 1984. She enjoyed babysitting and time spent with her family and dog, Blue.

She is survived by two sons, Jim (Kelly) Lawson, Medora, and Mike (Becky) Lawson, Nashville, Indiana, and four daughters, Melodie (Jerry) Helton, Medora, DeLema (Luke) Brittain, Norman, Marsha (Troy) Gahimer, Medora, and Sharon (Steve) Ingle, Medora. She had 11 living grandchildren, Jerrie Lynn (Mike) Burnett, Dusti (Tom) Hanner, Joshua (Stacy) Brittain, Jacobi (Sally) Lawson, Tyson (Bethany) Helton, Maria (Jake) Grove, Jordan (Lynnzi) Brittain, Jesse Gahimer, Nicholas Lawson, J. T. Post, and Emma Lawson. One granddaughter preceded in death, April Helton. She has 10 great-grandchildren, Tristan Newcomb, Gracie Brewster, Madison Brittain, JoJo Brittain, Kassie Helton, Linkan Brittain, Kolton Helton, Crayton Hanner, Kylie Grove, Jax Nugen. 5 brothers and 2 sisters preceded her in death.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, August 30, 2017, at 1:00 pm at Hague Funeral Home, Medora, Indiana. Pastor Lenny Lawrence will officiate. Burial will be at Proctor Cemetery in Lawrence County, Indiana. Visitation will be held Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at Hague Funeral Home from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm. On Wednesday visitation will be from 10:00 am until time of service at Hague Funeral Home. Memorials can be made to Schneck Medical Hospice.

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