Eldridge Eugene Lawson, better known as Ell, 83, of Galax, passed away Sunday, December 11, 2011 at Waddell Nursing & Rehab Center in Galax. He was born April 4, 1928 to the late Palina and Willie Lawson. In addition to his parents, he is also preceded in death by three sisters and two brothers.
Survivors include wife, Guida Lawson of the home; one daughter, Deloris Brown and husband, Ronny of Galax; two sons, James A. Lawson and wife, Suzi and Wayne C. Jones and wife, Rudy all of Galax; four sisters, Betty Storie and husband, Edd of Chilhowie, VA., Kathleen Cox of Galax, Ethleen Akers of Roanoke and Ruth Oakley of Hillsville; six grandchildren, Janisa B. Lawson, Lacey L. Lawson, Jennifer A. Lawson, Michael Graham, Tony W. Jones and Michelle Moore; four great grandchildren also survive.
A Funeral Service will be held Wednesday, December 14, 2011 in the Twin County Funerals Sanctuary beginning at 2pm. Burial will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery. The Rev. Sam Holder and Randall Cox will be officiating. Family will receive friends Tuesday, December 13, 2011 from 6pm until 8pm at Twin County Funerals.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to The Amercian Cancer Society PO Box 22718 Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718 or to The American Diabetes Association 1701 North Beauregard Street Alexandria, VA 22311.
Twin County Funerals is serving the Lawson family. Online condolences can be made at www.twincountyfunerals.com.